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New Mexico reports 5 new deaths, 138 new COVID-19 cases

New Mexico reports 5 new deaths, 138 new COVID-19 cases

Joshua Panas
Updated: June 17, 2020 04:00 PM
Created: June 17, 2020 03:57 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reported five additional COVID-19-related deaths in the state on Wednesday.

The latest deaths include:

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  • A female in her 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Village at Alameda facility.
  • A female in her 70s from Cibola County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 40s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 50s in Otero County. The individual was hospitalized and was a federal inmate at the Otero County Prison Facility.
  • A male in his 70s in Sierra County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 452.

In addition to the deaths, the state reported 138 new cases of COVID-19. As of Wednesday,  New Mexico reported a total of 10,065 cases.

The latest cases include: 

  • 20 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 2 new cases in Chaves County
  • 3 new cases in Curry County
  • 18 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 6 new cases in Lea County
  • 20 new cases in McKinley County
  • 1 new case in Otero County
  • 2 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 8 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 13 new cases in San Juan County
  • 6 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 1 new case in Valencia County
  • 30 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center
  • 8 new cases 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.

The state reports that 161 people are being hospitalized for COVID-19, and 4,351 have recovered. 


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