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New Mexico reports 9 new deaths, 732 additional COVID-19 cases

New Mexico reports 9 new deaths, 732 additional COVID-19 cases

KOB Web Staff
Updated: October 26, 2020 04:00 PM
Created: October 26, 2020 04:00 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reported 9 additional COVID-19-related deaths on Monday.

The latest deaths include:

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  • A female in her 30s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Cibola County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized.
  • A female in her 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 90s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 50s from Socorro County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 40s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now at 976.

In addition to the deaths, the state reported 732 additional COVID-19 cases. As of Monday, New Mexico has reported a total of 42,586 cases.

The latest cases include: 

  • 173 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 39 new cases in Chaves County
  • 1 new case in Cibola County
  • 45 new cases in Curry County
  • 194 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 25 new cases in Eddy County
  • 2 new cases in Grant County
  • 19 new cases in Lea County
  • 7 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 1 new case in Los Alamos County
  • 59 new cases in Luna County
  • 20 new cases in McKinley County
  • 10 new cases in Otero County
  • 1 new case in Quay County
  • 5 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 8 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 18 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 23 new cases in San Juan County
  • 1 new case in San Miguel County
  • 42 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 3 new cases in Sierra County
  • 2 new cases in Socorro County
  • 15 new cases in Taos County
  • 15 new cases in Valencia County
  • 2 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Prison Facility
  • 2 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility 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 12% positivity result of the tests analyzed in Monday's report from the state.

The state reports that 289 people are currently being treated for COVID-19 in the hospital. The number may include individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 out of state but are hospitalized in New Mexico.

As of Monday, 76% of general beds at New Mexico hospitals are occupied, and 70% of ICU beds across New Mexico hospitals are occupied. This includes patients hospitalized for COVID-19 and other illnesses.

There are 20,910 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.


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