New Mexico COVID-19 update: 2,388 new cases, totaling 320,520 - 120321
Fourteen additional COVID-19 deaths, 7-Day positivity rate 14.1%
SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Friday announced 2,388 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
801 new cases in Bernalillo County
3 new cases in Catron County
66 new cases in Chaves County
17 new cases in Cibola County
1 new case in Colfax County
48 new cases in Curry County
1 new case in De Baca County
322 new cases in Doña Ana County
30 new cases in Eddy County
47 new cases in Grant County
2 new cases in Guadalupe County
21 new cases in Lea County
11 new cases in Lincoln County
9 new cases in Los Alamos County
13 new cases in Luna County
57 new cases in McKinley County
7 new cases in Mora County
67 new cases in Otero County
17 new cases in Quay County
48 new cases in Rio Arriba County
43 new cases in Roosevelt County
157 new cases in Sandoval County
118 new cases in San Juan County
28 new cases in San Miguel County
107 new cases in Santa Fe County
19 new cases in Sierra County
38 new cases in Socorro County
38 new cases in Taos County
9 new cases in Torrance County
4 new cases in Union County
205 new cases in Valencia County
31 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Federal Prison Facility
2 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 Friday reported fourteen additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:
Thirteen recent deaths:
A female in her 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized.
A female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
A male in his 40s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A female in her 80s from Lea County. The individual had underlying conditions.
A male in his 90s from Lincoln County. The individual was hospitalized and was a resident of the Good Life Senior Living facility in Ruidoso.
A male in his 80s from Otero County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Casa Arena Blanca Nursing Center in Alamogordo.
A second male in his 80s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized.
A male in his 30s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A male in his 60s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized.
A male in his 80s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A male in his 80s from Santa Fe County. The individual was hospitalized.
A male in his 60s from Torrance County. The individual was hospitalized.
One* death > 30 days:
A female in her 50s from Cibola County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 5,407.
*COVID related deaths are reported when a death certificate has been issued and some death certificates are delayed due to insufficient information.
The ten ZIP codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Friday, Dec. 3 are:
87031 - 122
87114 - 119
87121 - 100
87105 - 84
87112 - 73
87124 - 67
88012 - 65
87120 - 62
87144 - 62
88001 - 62
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 320,520 COVID-19 cases:
Bernalillo County: 89,031
Catron County: 267
Chaves County: 14,035
Cibola County: 4,165
Colfax County: 1,627
Curry County: 8,059
De Baca County: 337
Doña Ana County: 37,220
Eddy County: 11,846
Grant County: 3,835
Guadalupe County: 673
Harding County: 50
Hidalgo County: 638
Lea County: 14,122
Lincoln County: 3,484
Los Alamos County: 935
Luna County: 4,580
McKinley County: 16,914
Mora County: 418
Otero County: 8,447
Quay County: 1,371
Rio Arriba County: 5,836
Roosevelt County: 3,107
Sandoval County: 19,190
San Juan County: 26,990
San Miguel County: 3,094
Santa Fe County: 15,186
Sierra County: 1,353
Socorro County: 2,229
Taos County: 2,926
Torrance County: 1,709
Union County: 439
Valencia County: 11,163
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: 579
Otero County Processing Center: 617
Torrance County Detention Facility: 356
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: 348
Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 258
Lea County Correctional Facility: 765
Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 213
Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 131
Otero County Prison Facility: 502
Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 231
Roswell Correctional Center: 230
Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 238
Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County: 243
Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 78
As of today, there are 675 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 269,417 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
Aspen Ridge Lodge Retirement in Los Alamos
Autumn Blessings Assisted Living in Logan
Avamere at Fiesta Park in Albuquerque
Avamere in Rio Rancho
Aztec Healthcare in Aztec
Bear Canyon Rehab in Albuquerque
BeeHive Homes Alamogordo
BeeHive Homes in Clovis
BeeHive Homes in Roswell
Bloomfield Nursing and Rehab Center in Bloomfield
The Bridge of Farmington in Farmington
Calibre Sagecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Las Cruces
Camino Retirement Homes in Albuquerque
Casa Arena Blanca Nursing Center in Alamogordo
Casa de Carino in Albuquerque
Casa Maria Health Care Center in Roswell
Casa Real Genesis in Santa Fe
Cedar Ridge Inn in Farmington
Desert Peaks Assisted Living in Las Cruces
Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hobbs
Fairwinds Assisted Living in Rio Rancho
Fort Bayard Medical Center in Santa Clara
Genesis McKinley Care Center in Gallup
Genesis San Juan Center in Farmington
Genesis Silver City Care Center in Silver City
Good Life Senior Living in Ruidoso
Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces
Good Samaritan Society – Manzano del Sol Village in Albuquerque
Haciendas at Grace Village in Las Cruces
Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad
La Posada Assisted Living in Las Cruces
Las Cruces Post Acute and Rehabilitation Center of Cascadia (Welbrook Senior Living) in Las Cruces
Las Palomas Center in Albuquerque
Life Care Farmington
Little Sisters of the Poor in Gallup
Lovington Healthcare in Lovington
The Meadows Home at the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute in Las Vegas
Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home in Deming
Miners Colfax Medical Center in Raton
The Montebello on Academy in Albuquerque
The Neighborhood Health Care in Rio Rancho
New Mexico State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences
Odelia Healthcare (Camino Healthcare) in Albuquerque
Palmilla Senior Living in Albuquerque
Princeton Place in Albuquerque
The Rehabilitation Center of Albuquerque
The Retreat Healthcare in Rio Rancho
The Rio Las Estancias in Albuquerque
Sandia Ridge Genesis in Albuquerque
Sandia View Assisted Living
Sierra Healthcare Center in Truth or Consequences
Sierra Hills Assisted Living in Truth or Consequences
Skies Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
Sombrillo Nursing Home in Los Alamos
South Valley Care Center in Albuquerque
Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites in Albuquerque
The Suites at Rio Vista in Rio Rancho
Taos Living Center in Taos
Vida Encantada Nursing & Rehabilitation in Las Vegas
Village at Northrise - Desert Willow in Las Cruces
The Watermark at Cherry Hills in Albuquerque
Westwind House Assisted Living in Albuquerque
White Sands Healthcare in Hobbs
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.