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New Mexico reports 4 new deaths, 590 additional COVID-19 cases

New Mexico reports 4 new deaths, 590 additional COVID-19 cases

KOB Web Staff
Updated: October 27, 2020 04:01 PM
Created: October 27, 2020 03:59 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reported 4 additional COVID-19-related deaths on Tuesday.

The latest deaths include:

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  • A male in his 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 80s from Lea County. The individual was a resident of Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation in Hobbs.
  • A female in her 80s from Roosevelt County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 40s from Socorro County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now at 980.

In addition to the deaths, the state reported 590 additional COVID-19 cases. As of Tuesday, New Mexico has reported a total of 43,169 cases.

The latest cases include: 

  • 141 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 1 new case in Catron County
  • 15 new cases in Chaves County
  • 2 new cases in Cibola County
  • 7 new cases in Curry County
  • 163 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 14 new cases in Eddy County
  • 1 new case in Grant County
  • 1 new case in Guadalupe County
  • 7 new cases in Lea County
  • 4 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 95 new cases in Luna County
  • 14 new cases in McKinley County
  • 15 new cases in Otero County
  • 5 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 3 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 32 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 24 new cases in San Juan County
  • 19 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 5 new cases in Sierra County
  • 3 new cases in Socorro County
  • 1 new case in Taos County
  • 17 new cases in Valencia County
  • 1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies 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 13% positivity result of the tests analyzed in Tuesday's report from the state.

The state reports that 307 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 Tuesday, 76% of general beds at New Mexico hospitals are occupied, and 69% of ICU beds across New Mexico hospitals are occupied. This includes patients hospitalized for COVID-19 and other illnesses.

There are 21,063 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.


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