Twenty-eight additional COVID-19 deaths, 7-Day positivity rate 27.4%

*Please note: Today’s reporting was impacted by the temporary disruption in the electronic lab feed. Approximately, 1,000 new COVID-19 cases were received after resolution of the electronic lab reporting disruption and are included in today’s COVID-19 epidemiology report. An additional 2,540 new cases were reported by one laboratory, and these include cases that were recently tested over the past 12 days. These new cases just reported to the state are also included in today’s epidemiology report.

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Wednesday announced 6,919 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

2005 new cases in Bernalillo County
7 new cases in Catron County
844 new cases in Chaves County
78 new cases in Cibola County
44 new cases in Colfax County
131 new cases in Curry County
12 new cases in De Baca County
1012 new cases in Doña Ana County
90 new cases in Eddy County
67 new cases in Grant County
19 new cases in Guadalupe County
1 new case in Harding County
12 new cases in Hidalgo County
265 new cases in Lea County
53 new cases in Lincoln County
41 new cases in Los Alamos County
36 new cases in Luna County
255 new cases in McKinley County
10 new cases in Mora County
101 new cases in Otero County
30 new cases in Quay County
126 new cases in Rio Arriba County
49 new cases in Roosevelt County
427 new cases in Sandoval County
374 new cases in San Juan County
78 new cases in San Miguel County
488 new cases in Santa Fe County
3 new cases in Sierra County
25 new cases in Socorro County
42 new cases in Taos County
46 new cases in Torrance County
15 new cases in Union County
125 new cases in Valencia County
4 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 Lea County Correctional Facility
2 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County

The Department of Health on Wednesday reported twenty-eight additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19:

Eighteen recent deaths:

A male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
A female in her 60s from Bernalillo County. The individual was a resident of the Sandia View Bosque Trails Assisted Living facility in Albuquerque.
A female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A second female in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A third 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 was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A female in her 70s from Chaves County. The individual was hospitalized.
A female in her 80s from Chaves County.
A male in his 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A male in his 60s from Grant County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A male in his 70s from Otero County. The individual was hospitalized.
A female in her 30s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A female in her 70s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized.
A male in his 40s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A male in his 30s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A female in her 50s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A female in her 70s from Santa Fe County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A male in his 40s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized.

Ten* deaths > 30 days:

A male in his 50s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions.
A female in her 60s 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 female in her 60s from Doña Ana County. The individual had underlying conditions.
A female in her 30s from Grant County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A female in her 50s from Grant County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A male in his 40s from Sandoval County. The individual had underlying conditions.
A female in her 50s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A female in her 70s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
A second female in her 70s from Valencia County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 6,073.

*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 Wednesday, Jan. 12 are:

88203 - 426
88201 - 296
87121 - 240
87114 - 218
88001 - 206
87507 - 201
88012 - 192
87120 - 174
87111 - 160
88007 - 159

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. Previously reported numbers included - these have now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 388,215 COVID-19 cases:

Bernalillo County: 111,072
Catron County: 316
Chaves County: 17,000
Cibola County: 4,947
Colfax County: 1,898
Curry County: 9,739
De Baca County: 448
Doña Ana County: 45,371
Eddy County: 13,362
Grant County: 4,922
Guadalupe County: 776
Harding County: 61
Hidalgo County: 816
Lea County: 16,354
Lincoln County: 4,002
Los Alamos County: 1,424
Luna County: 5,195
McKinley County: 19,250
Mora County: 533
Otero County: 9,928
Quay County: 1,678
Rio Arriba County: 7,090
Roosevelt County: 3,822
Sandoval County: 23,793
San Juan County: 30,648
San Miguel County: 3,917
Santa Fe County: 19,837
Sierra County: 1,582
Socorro County: 2,774
Taos County: 3,681
Torrance County: 2,088
Union County: 596
Valencia County: 13,798

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: 459
Otero County Federal Prison Facility: 586
Otero County Processing Center: 714
Torrance County Detention Facility: 385

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: 395
Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 258
Lea County Correctional Facility: 766
Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 214
Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 131
Otero County Prison Facility: 544
Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 233
Roswell Correctional Center: 230
Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 241
Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County: 255
Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 86

As of today, there are 569 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 321,089 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 of Albuquerque
Albuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehab
Amaran Assisted Living, Albquerque
American Heritage Home, Albuquerque
Artesia Healthcare and rehab (San Pedro Nursing), Artesia
Aspen Ridge Assisted Living, Los Alamos
Atria Vista Del Rio (Morada), Albuquerque
Bear Canyon Rehab, Albuquerque
Bee Hive Homes Of Edgewood, Edgewood
Beehive Homes of San Pedro, Albuquerque
Beehive Homes, Bosque Farms
Beehive Homes, Clovis
Beehive Homes, Farmington
Beehive Homes, Roswell
Belen Meadows
Blue Horizon Assisted Living, Las Cruces
Brookdale Valencia, Albuquerque
Calibre Sagecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Las Cruces
Camino Healthcare (now called Odelia Healthcare), ABQ
Casa Arena Blanca Nursing Center, Alamogordo
Casa De Carino, Albuquerque
Casa de Oro Center, Las Cruces
Casa de Palomas, Albuquerque
Casa Del Sol Center, Las Cruces
Casa Maria, Roswell
Casa Real Genesis, Santa Fe
Cedar Ridge Inn, Farmington
Clayton Nursing and Rehab (Genesis)
Clovis Healthcare and rehab, Clovis
Desert Peaks Assisted Living, Las Cruces
Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation, Hobbs
El Castillo Retirement, Santa Fe
Fairwinds Assisted Living, Rio Rancho
Fort Bayard Medical Center
Genesis Rio Rancho Center
Genesis San Juan Center, Farmington
Genesis Silver City Care Center, Silver City
Good Life Senior living & Memory Care, Los Lunas
Good Life Senior Living And Memory Care, Artesia
Good Life Senior Living, Carlsbad
Good Samaritan Betty Dare, Alamogordo
Good Samaritan Manzano Del Sol Nursing
Good Samaritan, Las Cruces
Good Samaritan, Socorro
Kingston Residence of Santa Fe
La Posada Assisted Living, Las Cruces
Ladera Center Genesis, Albuquerque
Laguna Rainbow Care, Casa Blanca
Lakeview Christian Home, Carlsbad
Landmark Desert Gardens Assisted Living, Hobbs
Las Palomas Genesis, Albuquerque
Life Care Farmington
LifeSpire Assisted Living of North ABQ Acres, Albuquerque
LifeSpire Assisted Living , Albuquerque (High Assets Way)
LifeSpire Assisted Living, Rio Rancho
Little Roses Home of the SW, Albuquerque
Little Sisters of the Poor, Gallup
McKinley Care Center, Gallup
Meadows Home, NM Behavioral Health Institute, Las Vegas
Mimbres Nursing Home, Deming
Miners Colfax Medical Center, Raton
Mission Arch Center (Roswell)
Morningstar Of Albuquerque, Albuquerque
Morningstar Memory Care at Northridge, Albuquerque
NM State Veterans Home, TorC
Palmilla Senior Living, Albuquerque
Princeton Place, Albuquerque
Retirement Ranches-Clovis
Retreat Healthcare, Rio Rancho
Sandia Ridge Genesis, Albuquerque
Sandia View Bosque Trails, Albuquerque
Sandia View Cottonwood Assisted Living, Albuquerque
Santa Clara Assisted Living, Santa Clara
Santa Fe Care Center, Santa Fe
Senior Living Systems, Los Lunas
Sierra Healthcare Center, TorC
Skies Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center Genesis, Albuquerque
Sombrillo Nursing & Rehabilitation, Los Alamos
South Valley Care Center, Albuquerque
Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites, Albuquerque
St Anthony's Healthcare, Clovis
Sunny Day Assisted Living, Gallup
Sunset Villa Nursing home, Roswell
The Montebello on Academy, Albuquerque
The Rio Las Estancias, Albuquerque
The Suites Rio Vista, Rio Rancho
The Village at Alameda, Albuquerque
The Watermark at Cherry Hills, Albuquerque
The Woodmark at Uptown, Albuquerque
UpTown Genesis, Albuquerque
Village at Northrise - Desert Willow II Memory care, Las Cruces
Village at Northrise - Desert Willow I Nursing, Las Cruces
Welbrook Senior Living, Las Cruces (Now called Las Cruces Post Acute and Rehabilitation Center of Cascadia)
Westwind House Assisted Living, Albuquerque
Wheatfields Senior Living, Clovis
White Sands Healthcare, Hobbs
Willow Manor, Deming

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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