COVID-19

This new page on the Beat, as of March 18, 2020, will be dedicated to news on COVID-19 as we receive it. Some articles in front page news, in legal notices,  columns, in sports, in editorials or letters to the editor, as well as in local and non-local news releases may also pertain to COVID-19. So please look at all pages in the Beat for ongoing news.

Twenty-three additional COVID-19 deaths, 7-Day positivity rate 12.3%
SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Thursday announced 1,790 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

469 new cases in Bernalillo County
61 new cases in Chaves County
11 new cases in Cibola County
8 new cases in Colfax County
31 new cases in Curry County
305 new cases in Doña Ana County
51 new cases in Eddy County
30 new cases in Grant County
5 new cases in Guadalupe County
1 new case in Harding County
2 new cases in Hidalgo County
11 new cases in Lea County
20 new cases in Lincoln County
19 new cases in Los Alamos County
19 new cases in Luna County
72 new cases in McKinley County
2 new cases in Mora County
48 new cases in Otero County
13 new cases in Quay County
28 new cases in Rio Arriba County
12 new cases in Roosevelt County
96 new cases in Sandoval County
254 new cases in San Juan County
15 new cases in San Miguel County
65 new cases in Santa Fe County
13 new cases in Sierra County
36 new cases in Socorro County
10 new cases in Taos County
7 new cases in Torrance County
2 new cases in Union County
73 new cases in Valencia County
1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center

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

Twelve additional COVID-19 deaths, 7-Day positivity rate 12.3%

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Wednesday announced 1,530 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

424 new cases in Bernalillo County
39 new cases in Chaves County
11 new cases in Cibola County
13 new cases in Colfax County
17 new cases in Curry County
4 new cases in De Baca County
236 new cases in Doña Ana County
36 new cases in Eddy County
71 new cases in Grant County
1 new case in Guadalupe County
2 new cases in Hidalgo County
11 new cases in Lea County
35 new cases in Lincoln County
5 new cases in Los Alamos County
35 new cases in Luna County
102 new cases in McKinley County
1 new case in Mora County
33 new cases in Otero County
12 new cases in Quay County
34 new cases in Rio Arriba County
2 new cases in Roosevelt County
118 new cases in Sandoval County
112 new cases in San Juan County
31 new cases in San Miguel County
28 new cases in Santa Fe County
8 new cases in Sierra County
21 new cases in Socorro County
8 new cases in Taos County
8 new cases in Torrance County
1 new case in Union County
67 new cases in Valencia County
4 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center

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

Twelve additional COVID-19 deaths, 7-Day positivity rate 12.4%

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Tuesday announced 1,048 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

302 new cases in Bernalillo County
10 new cases in Chaves County
24 new cases in Cibola County
18 new cases in Colfax County
12 new cases in Curry County
5 new cases in De Baca County
179 new cases in Doña Ana County
39 new cases in Eddy County
7 new cases in Grant County
2 new cases in Guadalupe County
12 new cases in Lea County
14 new cases in Lincoln County
4 new cases in Los Alamos County
11 new cases in Luna County
40 new cases in McKinley County
41 new cases in Otero County
29 new cases in Quay County
20 new cases in Rio Arriba County
4 new cases in Roosevelt County
74 new cases in Sandoval County
86 new cases in San Juan County
12 new cases in San Miguel County
33 new cases in Santa Fe County
16 new cases in Sierra County
9 new cases in Socorro County
3 new cases in Taos County
7 new cases in Torrance County
3 new cases in Union County
32 new cases in Valencia County

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

Twenty-two additional COVID-19 deaths, 7-Day positivity rate 12.9%
Saturday, November 13, Sunday, November 14, and Monday, November 15

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 3,712 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

1,009 new cases in Bernalillo County
3 new cases in Catron County
98 new cases in Chaves County
19 new cases in Cibola County
12 new cases in Colfax County
51 new cases in Curry County
7 new cases in De Baca County
566 new cases in Doña Ana County
61 new cases in Eddy County
70 new cases in Grant County
2 new cases in Guadalupe County
1 new case in Harding County
5 new cases in Hidalgo County
23 new cases in Lea County
15 new cases in Lincoln County
11 new cases in Los Alamos County
67 new cases in Luna County
117 new cases in McKinley County
241 new cases in Otero County
18 new cases in Quay County
54 new cases in Rio Arriba County
6 new cases in Roosevelt County
229 new cases in Sandoval County
580 new cases in San Juan County
36 new cases in San Miguel County
146 new cases in Santa Fe County
18 new cases in Sierra County
28 new cases in Socorro County
24 new cases in Taos County
38 new cases in Torrance County
8 new cases in Union County
141 new cases in Valencia County
5 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center
3 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County

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

Public health order, indoor mask mandate extended

SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday signed an executive order expanding eligibility for COVID-19 booster shots to all New Mexico adults as part of the state’s strategy to address rising case numbers and hospitalizations, a trend being seen nationwide. 

“As we have throughout this unpredictable and unprecedented global pandemic, we always stand ready to quickly implement new tools and policies in our fight against this terrible disease,” said Gov. Lujan Grisham. “I strongly encourage every New Mexican to register for a booster today – we have appointments available and are ready to get shots in arms.”

The Centers for Disease Control’s eligibility criteria for boosters include adults 18+ who live or work in a high-risk setting.  

New Mexico joins other states – including California and Colorado – that have made boosters available to all adults 18+.  

Twenty-One additional COVID-19 deaths - Thursday, November 11, Friday, November 12

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Friday announced 3,524 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

927 new cases in Bernalillo County
4 new cases in Catron County
103 new cases in Chaves County
30 new cases in Cibola County
34 new cases in Colfax County
33 new cases in Curry County
5 new cases in De Baca County
463 new cases in Doña Ana County
62 new cases in Eddy County
134 new cases in Grant County
4 new cases in Guadalupe County
3 new cases in Harding County
3 new cases in Hidalgo County
39 new cases in Lea County
34 new cases in Lincoln County
9 new cases in Los Alamos County
54 new cases in Luna County
152 new cases in McKinley County
1 new case in Mora County
118 new cases in Otero County
38 new cases in Quay County
55 new cases in Rio Arriba County
17 new cases in Roosevelt County
201 new cases in Sandoval County
556 new cases in San Juan County
50 new cases in San Miguel County
156 new cases in Santa Fe County
26 new cases in Sierra County
29 new cases in Socorro County
45 new cases in Taos County
31 new cases in Torrance County
3 new cases in Union County
105 new cases in Valencia County

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

Thirteen additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Wednesday announced 1,337 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

385 new cases in Bernalillo County
6 new cases in Catron County
31 new cases in Chaves Countythir
24 new cases in Cibola County
10 new cases in Colfax County
7 new cases in Curry County
4 new cases in De Baca County
212 new cases in Doña Ana County
16 new cases in Eddy County
70 new cases in Grant County
1 new case in Guadalupe County
4 new cases in Hidalgo County
25 new cases in Lea County
8 new cases in Lincoln County
5 new cases in Los Alamos County
15 new cases in Luna County
69 new cases in McKinley County
26 new cases in Otero County
11 new cases in Quay County
46 new cases in Rio Arriba County
63 new cases in Sandoval County
188 new cases in San Juan County
8 new cases in San Miguel County
32 new cases in Santa Fe County
4 new cases in Sierra County
11 new cases in Socorro County
6 new cases in Taos County
5 new cases in Torrance County
1 new case in Union County
44 new cases in Valencia County

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

Eleven additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Tuesday announced 1,137 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

416 new cases in Bernalillo County
3 new cases in Catron County
24 new cases in Chaves County
8 new cases in Cibola County
16 new cases in Colfax County
13 new cases in Curry County
4 new cases in De Baca County
91 new cases in Doña Ana County
38 new cases in Eddy County
14 new cases in Grant County
1 new case in Guadalupe County
1 new case in Hidalgo County
20 new cases in Lea County
9 new cases in Lincoln County
12 new cases in Luna County
59 new cases in McKinley County
33 new cases in Otero County
3 new cases in Quay County
13 new cases in Rio Arriba County
2 new cases in Roosevelt County
71 new cases in Sandoval County
113 new cases in San Juan County
8 new cases in San Miguel County
42 new cases in Santa Fe County
10 new cases in Sierra County
5 new cases in Socorro County
5 new cases in Taos County
3 new cases in Torrance County
2 new cases in Union County
98 new cases in Valencia County

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

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