New Mexico COVID-19 update: 0 deaths, 144 hospitalizations, 3,055 cases

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New Mexico Department of Health reported zero additional COVID-19-related deaths and 3,055 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday. This report also includes data from Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, due to the holiday.

There are currently 144 individuals hospitalized in New Mexico with COVID-19.

The NMDOH has modified its daily reporting of COVID-19 data. Their data dashboard no longer includes a daily breakdown of new cases and deaths in each county.


  • 144 current hospitalizations The number of hospital beds currently occupied by individuals with COVID-19.
  • 17 ventilated The number of hospitalized individuals with COVID-19 who are using machines to help them breathe. This includes people in the ER who have been put on a breathing machine while waiting for a hospital bed.


  • 0 new deaths The total number of people who have died of COVID-19 that the state learned about yesterday.
  • 7,883 cumulative The total number of people who have died with COVID-19 in New Mexico since the beginning of the pandemic.


  • 3,055 new cases The total number of people with COVID-19 that the state learned about yesterday. Results reported following a weekend or holiday include all new cases since the last update.
  • 554,671 cumulative This case count includes all COVID-19 cases reported to the state from the start of the pandemic through the latest update.


  • 22,079 new tests The number of COVID-19 tests from a laboratory or medical facility that confirms current COVID-19 infection. All test results received by the state yesterday are counted. Home-based test results are not included.

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