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New Mexico reports 26 new deaths, 2,897 additional COVID-19 cases

KOB Web Staff
Updated: November 18, 2020 05:04 PM
Created: November 18, 2020 04:00 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reported 26 additional COVID-19-related deaths on Wednesday. 

The latest deaths include:

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  • A male in his 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A second male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 50s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 40s from Cibola County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Cibola County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 70s from Colfax County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 50s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A second female in her 50s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 50s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A second female in her 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 90s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Casa de Oro Center in Las Cruces.
  • A male in his 90s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A female in her 80s from Guadalupe County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 70s from Luna County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 80s from Luna County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A male in his 60s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 60s from Quay County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 70s from Roosevelt County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Taos County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A female in her 70s from Taos County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a patient at the Rio at Las Estancias in Albuquerque.
  • A male New Mexico Corrections Department inmate in his 80s at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A male New Mexico Corrections Department inmate in his 40s at the Roswell Correctional Center. The individual was hospitalized.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now at 1,290.

In addition to the deaths, the state reported 2,897 additional COVID-19 cases. As of Wednesday, New Mexico has reported a total of 70,451 cases.

The latest cases include:

  • 993 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 5 new cases in Catron County
  • 191 new cases in Chaves County
  • 45 new cases in Cibola County
  • 10 new cases in Colfax County
  • 89 new cases in Curry County
  • 2 new cases in De Baca County
  • 438 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 46 new cases in Eddy County
  • 19 new cases in Grant County
  • 16 new cases in Guadalupe County
  • 123 new cases in Lea County
  • 15 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 5 new cases in Los Alamos County
  • 34 new cases in Luna County
  • 74 new cases in McKinley County
  • 3 new cases in Mora County
  • 50 new cases in Otero County
  • 5 new cases in Quay County
  • 50 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 16 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 179 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 45 new cases in San Juan County
  • 10 new cases in San Miguel County
  • 197 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 9 new cases in Sierra County
  • 11 new cases in Socorro County
  • 36 new cases in Taos County
  • 3 new cases in Torrance County
  • 138 new cases in Valencia County
  • 36 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Guadalupe County Correctional Facility
  • 4 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County

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

KOB 4 determined there was a 25% positivity result of the tests analyzed in Wednesday's report from the state.

The state reports that 776 people are currently being treated for COVID-19 in the hospital. The number may include individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 out of state but are hospitalized in New Mexico.

As of Wednesday, there are 26,835 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.


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