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New Mexico reports 6 new deaths, 197 additional COVID-19 cases

New Mexico reports 6 new deaths, 197 additional COVID-19 cases

KOB Web Staff
Updated: August 07, 2020 03:59 PM
Created: August 07, 2020 03:59 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reported six additional COVID-19-related deaths on Friday.

The latest deaths include: 

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  • A male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites in Albuquerque.
  • A female in her 50s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions. The individual was a resident of Welbrook Senior Living in Las Cruces.
  • A male in his 60s from Lincoln County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A female in her 80s from Rio Arriba County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 675.

In addition to the deaths, the state reported 197 additional COVID-19 cases. As of Friday, New Mexico reported a total of 21,965 cases.

The latest cases include: 

  • 32 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 8 new cases in Chaves County
  • 14 new cases in Cibola County
  • 1 new case in Colfax County
  • 17 new cases in Curry County
  • 50 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 6 new cases in Eddy County
  • 12 new cases in Lea County
  • 1 new case in Lincoln County
  • 4 new cases in McKinley County
  • 2 new cases in Otero County
  • 1 new case in Rio Arriba County
  • 4 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 9 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 11 new cases in San Juan County
  • 8 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 1 new case in Union County
  • 6 new cases in Valencia County
  • 9 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Cibola County Correctional Center
  • 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 2.3 positivity result of the tests analyzed in Friday's report from the state.

The state reports that 132 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 Friday, there are 9,166 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.


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