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New Mexico reports 5 new deaths, 343 additional COVID-19 cases

New Mexico reports 5 new deaths, 343 additional COVID-19 cases

KOB Web Staff
Updated: July 24, 2020 03:40 PM
Created: July 23, 2020 03:11 PM

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

The latest deaths include:

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  • A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual was a resident of Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites facility in Albuquerque 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 40s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 60s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 596.

In addition to the deaths, the state reported 343 new cases of COVID-19. As of Thursday, New Mexico reported a total of 18,163 cases.

The latest cases include:

  • 126 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 6 new cases in Chaves County
  • 5 new cases in Cibola County
  • 7 new cases in Curry County
  • 31 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 6 new cases in Eddy County
  • 4 new cases in Grant County
  • 1 new case in Guadalupe County
  • 3 new cases in Hidalgo
  • 33 new cases in Lea County
  • 3 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 6 new cases in Luna County
  • 26 new cases in McKinley County
  • 7 new cases in Otero County
  • 5 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 6 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 16 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 21 new cases in San Juan County
  • 6 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 1 new case in Sierra County
  • 1 new case in Socorro County
  • 7 new cases in Taos County
  • 1 new case in Torrance County
  • 3 new cases in Union County
  • 9 new cases in Valencia County
  • 2 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Lea County Correctional Facility
  • 1 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.

KOB 4 determined there was a 4.4% positivity result of the tests analyzed in Thursday's report from the state.

The state reports that 167 people are being hospitalized for COVID-19. The number may include individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 but are hospitalized in New Mexico.

As of Thursday, there are 7,056 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.


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