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New Mexico reports 7 new deaths, 216 additional COVID-19 cases

New Mexico reports 7 new deaths, 216 additional COVID-19 cases

KOB Web Staff
Created: July 31, 2020 03:57 PM

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

The latest deaths include:

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  • A male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 80s from Doña Ana County. The individual was a resident of the Good Samaritan Society facility in Las Cruces.
  • A male in his 30s from San Juan County. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 70s 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 642.

In addition to the deaths, the state reported 216 new cases of COVID-19. As of Friday, New Mexico reported a total of 20,600 cases.

The latest cases include:

  • 49 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 18 new cases in Chaves County
  • 13 new cases in Cibola County 
  • 21 new cases in Curry County
  • 34 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 3 new cases in Eddy County
  • 9 new cases in Lea County
  • 6 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 2 new cases in Los Alamos County
  • 3 new cases in Luna County
  • 11 new cases in McKinley County
  • 3 new cases in Otero County
  • 1 new case in Rio Arriba County
  • 5 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 7 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 8 new cases in San Juan County
  • 12 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 3 new cases in Taos County
  • 8 new cases in Valencia County

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

KOB 4 determined there was a 3.3% positivity result of the tests analyzed in Fridays's report from the state.

The state reports that 152 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 8,139 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.


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