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Update includes six additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Friday announced 197 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
32 new cases in Bernalillo County
8 new cases in Chaves County
14 new cases in Cibola County
1 new case in Colfax County
17 new cases in Curry County
50 new cases in Doña Ana County
6 new cases in Eddy County
12 new cases in Lea County
1 new case in Lincoln County
4 new cases in McKinley County
2 new cases in Otero County
1 new case in Rio Arriba County
4 new cases in Roosevelt County
9 new cases in Sandoval County
11 new cases in San Juan County
8 new cases in Santa Fe County
1 new case in Union County
6 new cases in Valencia County
9 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

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

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PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX) announced today the appointment of Joshua F. "Josh" Olmsted as President and Chief Operating Officer – Americas upon the retirement of Harry M. "Red" Conger, IV (age 64).

Following a successful 33-year career with Freeport-McMoRan, Red Conger has elected to retire effective September 1, 2020.

Update includes two additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Thursday announced 212 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
42 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Catron County
16 new cases in Chaves County
3 new cases in Cibola County
1 new case in Colfax County
10 new cases in Curry County
36 new cases in Doña Ana County
9 new cases in Eddy County
1 new case in Grant County
1 new case in Hidalgo County
23 new cases in Lea County
4 new cases in Lincoln County
1 new case in Luna County
8 new cases in McKinley County
2 new cases in Otero County
6 new cases in Rio Arriba County
5 new cases in Roosevelt County
7 new cases in Sandoval County
10 new cases in San Juan County
8 new cases in Santa Fe County
4 new cases in Taos County
1 new case in Torrance County
10 new cases in Valencia County
2 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Cibola County Correctional Center
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Otero County Prison Facility

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

By Mary Alice Murphy

The New Mexico Central Arizona Entity met in a virtual, mostly telephonic, meeting on Aug. 4, 2020. Once a quorum was established the members proceeded with the agenda.

After confusion on whether the minutes listed on the agenda had been approved, and with some corrections to past approved minutes, the agenda for the day's meeting and the minutes for the June 30, 2020 special meeting and the July 7, 2020 regular meeting were approved with corrections.

Update includes nine additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Wednesday announced 229 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
45 new cases in Bernalillo County
12 new cases in Chaves County
3 new cases in Cibola County
1 new case in Colfax County
13 new cases in Curry County
44 new cases in Doña Ana County
2 new cases in Eddy County
2 new cases in Grant County
27 new cases in Lea County
3 new cases in Lincoln County
2 new cases in Luna County
16 new cases in McKinley County
2 new cases in Otero County
8 new cases in Rio Arriba County
8 new cases in Roosevelt County
7 new cases in Sandoval County
10 new cases in San Juan County
9 new cases in Santa Fe County
1 new case in Sierra County
3 new cases in Taos County
8 new cases in Valencia County
2 new cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the Cibola County Correctional Center
1 new case among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Otero County Prison Facility

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

By Alexis Rico

On July 23, 2020, the Village of Santa Clara held their regular meeting through Zoom at 6:00 p.m. Mayor Richard Bauch, Trustees Olga Amador, Patricia Montgomery and Arnold Lopez were present for the meeting. Mayor Pro-Tem Albert Esparza was absent.

The following will be a summary of the meeting.

The beginning of the meeting was used to approve the agenda for the meeting, the minutes for the previous meeting held on July 9, 2020, and the committee reports.

Location: Northwest of McMillan Campground, Silver City Ranger District, Gila National Forest
Start Date: August 4, 2020 Cause: Lightning Size: ~1 acre
Vegetation: Mixed conifer Resources: Silver City RD engines have responded

Summary: The McMillan Fire is burning northwest of McMillan Campground, approximately one mile below Signal Peak between the campground and the Signal Peak Lookout Tower. This fire is in steep and hard to access terrain, the area has had over five inches of rain at the tower, so fire behavior is expected to be low. The strategy for this fire is full suppression and the perimeter is expected to be contained today.

Update includes three additional COVID-19 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Tuesday announced 214 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:
67 new cases in Bernalillo County
17 new cases in Chaves County
6 new cases in Cibola County
10 new cases in Curry County
34 new cases in Doña Ana County
9 new cases in Eddy County
23 new cases in Lea County
1 new case in Lincoln County
4 new cases in Luna County
6 new cases in McKinley County
5 new cases in Otero County
1 new case in Quay County
2 new cases in Rio Arriba County
2 new cases in Roosevelt County
8 new cases in Sandoval County
5 new cases in San Juan County
5 new cases in Santa Fe County
1 new case in Union County
8 new cases in Valencia County

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

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