New Mexico COVID-19 update: 204 hospitalizations, 1,592 cases

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New Mexico Department of Health reported no additional COVID-19-related deaths and 1,592 new COVID-19 cases Monday.

There are currently 204 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.


  • 204 current hospitalizations The number of hospital beds currently occupied by individuals with COVID-19.
  • 8 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 NMDOH says the data on deaths will be updated on Monday, Dec. 5.)
  • 8,702 cumulative The total number of people who have died with COVID-19 in New Mexico since the beginning of the pandemic.


  • 1,592 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.
  • 649,575 cumulative This case count includes all COVID-19 cases reported to the state from the start of the pandemic through the latest update.


  • 13,673 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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