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New Mexico reports 9 new deaths, 314 additional COVID-19 cases

New Mexico reports 9 new deaths, 314 additional COVID-19 cases

KOB Web Staff
Updated: February 23, 2021 04:27 PM
Created: February 23, 2021 03:39 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reported 9 additional COVID-19-related deaths in Tuesday's report.

The latest deaths include:

  • A male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A second male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 50s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 90s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A male in his 70s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 70s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 3,644.

In addition to the deaths, the state reported 314 additional COVID-19 cases. As of Tuesday, New Mexico has reported a total of 183,335 cases.

The latest cases include:

  • 111 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 2 new cases in Chaves County
  • 2 new cases in Cibola County
  • 3 new cases in Colfax County
  • 8 new cases in Curry County
  • 47 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 2 new cases in Eddy County
  • 4 new cases in Grant County
  • 1 new case in Guadalupe County
  • 6 new cases in Lea County
  • 4 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 1 new case in Los Alamos County
  • 6 new cases in Luna County
  • 4 new cases in McKinley County
  • 16 new cases in Otero County
  • 2 new cases in Quay County
  • 5 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 1 new case in Roosevelt County
  • 24 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 14 new cases in San Juan County
  • 4 new cases in San Miguel County
  • 10 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 4 new cases in Taos County
  • 13 new cases in Union County
  • 10 new cases in Valencia County
  • 1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Cibola County Correctional Center
  • 8 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Lea County Correctional Facility
  • 1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County

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

KOB 4 determined there was a 3.6% positivity result of the tests analyzed in Tuesday's report from the state.

The state reports that 261 individuals are currently being hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19. 

As of Tuesday, there are 135,608 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.


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