Sixteen additional COVID-19 deaths - Saturday, October 9, Sunday, October 10, Monday, October 11, and Tuesday, October 12

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Tuesday announced 2,433 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

515 new cases in Bernalillo County
33 new cases in Catron County
71 new cases in Chaves County
119 new cases in Cibola County
15 new cases in Colfax County
27 new cases in Curry County
2 new cases in De Baca County
155 new cases in Doña Ana County
75 new cases in Eddy County
53 new cases in Grant County
1 new case in Guadalupe County
7 new cases in Harding County
3 new cases in Hidalgo County
100 new cases in Lea County
13 new cases in Lincoln County
21 new cases in Los Alamos County
30 new cases in Luna County
117 new cases in McKinley County
16 new cases in Mora County
186 new cases in Otero County
8 new cases in Quay County
19 new cases in Rio Arriba County
15 new cases in Roosevelt County
135 new cases in Sandoval County
369 new cases in San Juan County
32 new cases in San Miguel County
103 new cases in Santa Fe County
22 new cases in Sierra County
17 new cases in Socorro County
22 new cases in Taos County
12 new cases in Torrance County
1 new case in Union County
94 new cases in Valencia County
16 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Federal Prison Facility
8 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County

The Department of Health on Tuesday reported sixteen additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:

Fourteen recent deaths:

A male in his 40s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
A second male in his 70s from Bernalillo County.
A male in his 80s from Cibola County. The individual was hospitalized.
A male in his 70s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A male in his 80s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A male in his 70s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A male in his 30s from Eddy County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A male in his 30s from Lea County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A male in his 70s from Luna County.
A female in her 90s from Quay County. The individual had underlying conditions.
A female in her 50s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A female in her 60s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A male in his 80s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized.

Two* deaths >30 days:

A male in his 90s from Lea County. The individual had underlying conditions.
A male in his 30s from Santa Fe County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

*COVID related deaths are reported when a death certificate has been issued and some death certificates are delayed due to insufficient information.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 4,885.

The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, Oct. 12 are:

87401 - 158
88310 - 146
87020 - 79
87121 - 72
87031 - 64
87413 - 62
87120 - 61
88240 - 59
87410 - 54
88220 - 47

Daily case counts and test numbers are raw data based on information the state receives today - meaning data that has not yet been scrutinized to identify potential duplicates or late-arriving positives or negatives.

Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 261,370 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 73,281
Catron County: 180
Chaves County: 12,282
Cibola County: 3,530
Colfax County: 1,224
Curry County: 7,199
De Baca County: 226
Doña Ana County: 29,118
Eddy County: 10,610
Grant County: 2,237
Guadalupe County: 597
Harding County: 41
Hidalgo County: 551
Lea County: 13,326
Lincoln County: 2,762
Los Alamos County: 743
Luna County: 3,854
McKinley County: 14,294
Mora County: 343
Otero County: 6,061
Quay County: 981
Rio Arriba County: 4,600
Roosevelt County: 2,630
Sandoval County: 15,374
San Juan County: 19,716
San Miguel County: 2,488
Santa Fe County: 12,733
Sierra County: 1,007
Socorro County: 1,649
Taos County: 2,293
Torrance County: 1,332
Union County: 334
Valencia County: 8,847

County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.

The Department of Health currently reports the following numbers of COVID-19 cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the following facilities:

Cibola County Correctional Center: 455
Otero County Federal Prison Facility: 546
Otero County Processing Center: 543
Torrance County Detention Facility: 353

The Department of Health currently reports the following numbers of COVID-19 cases among individuals held by the New Mexico Corrections Department at the following facilities:

Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County: 322
Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 256
Lea County Correctional Facility: 762
Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 172
Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 130
Otero County Prison Facility: 473
Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 224
Roswell Correctional Center: 229
Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 235
Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County: 151
Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 76

As of today, there are 308 individuals hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19. This number may include individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 out of state but are currently hospitalized in New Mexico. This number does not include New Mexicans who tested positive for COVID-19 and may have been transferred to a hospital out of state.

As of today, there are 231,884 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.

The Department of Health has identified at least one positive COVID-19 case in residents and/or staff in the past 28 days at the following long-term care facilities:

Advanced Health Care in Albuquerque
Albuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
All Care Assisted Living in Clovis
Aristocrat Assisted Living in Las Cruces
Artesia Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Artesia
Aztec Healthcare in Aztec
BeeHive Homes Farmington
BeeHive Homes of Four Hills in Albuquerque
BeeHive Homes Gallup
Bloomfield Nursing and Rehabilitation in Bloomfield
Brookdale Valencia in Albuquerque
Calibre Sagecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Las Cruces
Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
Casa Arena Blanca Nursing Center in Alamogordo
Casa de Oro in Las Cruces
Casa Real in Santa Fe
Cedar Ridge Inn in Farmington
Clayton Nursing and Rehabilitation in Clayton
Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hobbs
Elmcroft of Quintessence in Albuquerque
Genesis San Juan Center in Farmington
Genesis Silver City Care Center in Silver City
Good Life Senior Living in Hobbs
Good Life Senior Living in Ruidoso
Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces
Landmark at Desert Gardens in Hobbs
Life Care Center in Farmington
Lovington Healthcare in Lovington
The Meadows Home at the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute in Las Vegas
Mission Arch Center in Roswell
MorningStar Assisted Living and Memory Care of Albuquerque
MorningStar Memory Care at North Ridge in Albuquerque
The Neighborhood Assisted Living in Rio Rancho
Princeton Place in Albuquerque
Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup
The Rehabilitation Center of Albuquerque
Retirement Ranches in Clovis
The Retreat Healthcare in Rio Rancho
The Rio at Las Estancias in Albuquerque
Santa Fe Care Center in Santa Fe
Seniorcare LLC - Raven House in Albuquerque
Sierra Health Care Center in Truth or Consequences
Skies Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
Sombrillo Nursing Home in Los Alamos
Sunshine Assisted Living in Tucumcari
Vida Encantada Nursing & Rehabilitation in Las Vegas
Village at Northrise in Las Cruces
Wheatfields Senior Living Community in Clovis
White Sands Healthcare in Hobbs
Willow Manor in Deming

***This reported data is a total of Saturday 10/9, Sunday 10/10, & Monday 10/11, & Tuesday 10/11***

The New Mexico Department of Health has active investigations into the positive patients, which includes contact tracing and swabs of symptomatic individuals who have had contact with the positive cases.

Every New Mexican must work together to stem the spread of COVID-19. Wear a mask when in public and around others. If you are sick, stay home as much as possible.

New Mexicans who report symptoms of COVID-19 infection, such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, and/or loss of taste or smell should call their health care provider or the NMDOH COVID-19 hotline immediately (1-855-600-3453).

The Department of Health strongly encourages the following groups to get tested:

Symptomatic people displaying the COVID-19 symptoms of fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, and/or loss of taste or smell;
Asymptomatic people who are close contacts or household members of people in their infectious period who have already tested positive for the coronavirus;
Asymptomatic people who live or work in congregate settings such as long-term care facilities and group homes;
Patients who are scheduled for surgery and whose provider has advised them to get tested before the procedure.

New Mexicans who have non-health-related questions or concerns can also call 833-551-0518 or visit newmexico.gov, which is being updated regularly as a one-stop source for information for families, workers, and others affected by and seeking more information about COVID-19.

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