New Mexico COVID-19 update: 8 deaths, 138 hospitalizations, 596 cases
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New Mexico Department of Health reported eight additional COVID-19-related deaths and 596 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday.
There are currently 138 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.
- 138 current hospitalizations The number of hospital beds currently occupied by individuals with COVID-19.
- 12 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.
- 8 new deaths The total number of people who have died of COVID-19 that the state learned about yesterday. Results reported following a weekend or holiday include all new cases since the last update.
- 8,386 cumulative The total number of people who have died with COVID-19 in New Mexico since the beginning of the pandemic.
- 596 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.
- 608,006 cumulative This case count includes all COVID-19 cases reported to the state from the start of the pandemic through the latest update.
- 6,280 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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