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New Mexico reports 12 new deaths, 248 additional COVID-19 cases

New Mexico reports 12 new deaths, 248 additional COVID-19 cases

KOB Web Staff
Updated: April 28, 2021 05:08 PM
Created: April 28, 2021 03:34 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reported 12 additional COVID-19-related deaths in Wednesday's report.

The latest deaths include:

  • A female in her 40s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County.
  • A male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the BeeHive Homes San Pedro facility in Albuquerque.
  • A male in his 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 60s from Curry County. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 90s from Doña Ana County.
  • A female in her 80s from Eddy County. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 40s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 60s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 70s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 50s from Sierra County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 4,051. 

In addition to the deaths, the state reported 248 additional COVID-19 cases. As of Wednesday, New Mexico has reported a total of 197,218 cases.

The latest cases include:

  • 93 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 7 new cases in Chaves County
  • 1 new case in Cibola County
  • 1 new case in Colfax County
  • 1 new case in Curry County
  • 1 new case in De Baca County
  • 34 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 9 new cases in Eddy County
  • 2 new cases in Grant County
  • 1 new case in Hidalgo County
  • 1 new case in Lea County
  • 4 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 2 new cases in Los Alamos County
  • 2 new cases in Luna County
  • 9 new cases in McKinley County
  • 4 new cases in Otero County
  • 1 new case in Quay County
  • 5 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 3 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 15 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 24 new cases in San Juan County
  • 15 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 2 new cases in Sierra County
  • 1 new case in Socorro County
  • 2 new cases in Torrance County
  • 5 new cases in Valencia County
  • 2 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County
  • 1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Otero County Prison Facility

To see the number of positive cases in each county or by zip code, click here.

KOB 4 determined there was a 2.4% positivity result of the tests analyzed in Wednesday's report from the state.

The state reports that 136 individuals are currently being hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19. 

As of Tuesday, there are 178,003  COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the NMDOH. 


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