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Update includes five additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 467 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
62 new cases in Bernalillo County
2 new cases in Chaves County
8 new cases in Cibola County
1 new case in Colfax County
16 new cases in Curry County
76 new cases in Doña Ana County
4 new cases in Eddy County
1 new case in Grant County
25 new cases in Lea County
1 new case in Los Alamos County
7 new cases in Luna County
13 new cases in McKinley County
21 new cases in Otero County
6 new cases in Rio Arriba County
7 new cases in Roosevelt County
9 new cases in Sandoval County
12 new cases in San Juan County
12 new cases in Santa Fe County
2 new cases in Taos County
4 new cases in Torrance County
6 new cases in Valencia County
170 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Cibola County Correctional Center
2 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Otero County Prison Facility

The Department of Health on Monday reported five additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19. They are:

By Alexis Rico

The City of Bayard Council met for a regular session meeting on July 13, 2020, via Zoom at 2 p.m. Present for the meeting were Mayor Pro-Tem Raul Villanueva, Councilor Charles Kelly, Councilor Eloy Medina, and Councilor Adrian Ortiz. Mayor Chon Fierro was absent from the meeting.

During the beginning of the meeting, the Council approved the consent agenda which included: review and approve minutes of June 22, 2020, City Council meeting, review and approve the accounts payable report for July 13, 2020, the fire department report for June 2020 and wastewater department report for June 2020.

[Editor's Note: This is part two and the final article of the Grant County Commission special meeting on July 23, 2020 to discuss the budget.]

By Mary Alice Murphy

With only three commissioners—District 1 Commissioner and Chair Chris Ponce, District 2 Commission Javier "Harvey" Salas and District 3 Commissioner and Vice Chair Alicia Edwards—in attendance at the special meeting on July 23, 2020, to discuss the fiscal year 2021 final budget, at the beginning of the meeting, they tabled the item to approve the budget. Another Special meeting is set for Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at 9 a.m. to continue to discuss and approve the budget. District 4 Commissioner Billy Billings and District 5 Commissioner Harry Browne have indicated they plan to attend along with the other three.

To download a PDF of the release, please visit the following link: Freeport-McMoRan Completes Sale of $1.5 Billion of Senior Notes

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) announced today that it has completed the sale of $650 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.375% Senior Notes due 2028 and $850 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.625% Senior Notes due 2030. FCX intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund its previously announced cash tender offers for up to $1.5 billion aggregate purchase price of its 3.55% Senior Notes due 2022, 3.875% Senior Notes due 2023 and 4.55% Senior Notes due 2024, and the payment of accrued and unpaid interest, premiums, fees and expenses in connection therewith. Any net proceeds not used for the tender offers will be used for general corporate purposes, which may include repurchases or redemptions of FCX's notes. These transactions will enable FCX to extend the maturities of certain of its outstanding indebtedness.

To download a PDF of the release, please visit the following link: Freeport-McMoRan Announces Early Results of Offers to Purchase Certain Outstanding Senior Notes and Extension of Early Tender Premium

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) announced today the early tender results of its previously announced cash tender offers to purchase up to $1.5 billion aggregate purchase price (the principal amount of Notes that does not cause such amount to be exceeded, subject to further increase, decrease or elimination, the Aggregate Maximum Tender Cap) of its 3.55% Senior Notes due 2022, 3.875% Senior Notes due 2023 and 4.55% Senior Notes due 2024 (the 2024 Notes) (collectively, the Notes).

Update includes seven additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Sunday announced 266 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

91 new cases in Bernalillo County
7 new cases in Chaves County
2 new cases in Cibola County
22 new cases in Curry County
26 new cases in Doña Ana County
4 new cases in Eddy County
2 new cases in Guadalupe County
18 new cases in Lea County
8 new cases in Lincoln County
5 new cases in Luna County
14 new cases in McKinley County
5 new cases in Otero County
1 new case in Quay County
4 new cases in Rio Arriba County
2 new cases in Roosevelt County
15 new cases in Sandoval County
4 new cases in San Juan County
2 new cases in San Miguel County
15 new cases in Santa Fe County
1 new case in Sierra County
3 new cases in Socorro County
1 new case in Taos County
2 new cases in Union County
12 new cases in Valencia County

The Department of Health on Sunday reported seven additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19. They are:

Update includes six additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Saturday announced 324 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

93 new cases in Bernalillo County
9 new cases in Chaves County
5 new cases in Cibola County
1 new case in Colfax County
12 new cases in Curry County
64 new cases in Doña Ana County
4 new cases in Eddy County
1 new case in Grant County
1 new case in Guadalupe County
28 new cases in Lea County
4 new cases in Lincoln County
2 new cases in Luna County
28 new cases in McKinley County
5 new cases in Otero County
2 new cases in Quay County
5 new cases in Rio Arriba County
4 new cases in Roosevelt County
10 new cases in Sandoval County
10 new cases in San Juan County
1 new case in San Miguel County
9 new cases in Santa Fe County
3 new cases in Sierra County
1 new case in Taos County
8 new cases in Valencia County
3 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Cibola County Correctional Center
1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Prison Facility
10 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center

The Department of Health on Saturday reported six additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19. They are:

By Hallie Richwine

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham opened the press conference with the most up-to-date information about COVD-19. Grisham cited the number of tests conducted and said New Mexico continues to have 50-71 testing sites available statewide. She said they want to have testing available in as many counties as possible, with the priority being on testing at-risk people and surveilling sick people.

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