Updated New Mexico COVID-19 cases: Now at 1,091


Apr 10, 2020 | Press Room

Update includes two additional deaths related to COVID-19

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Friday announced 106 additional positive tests for COVID-19.

Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

  • 38 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 3 new cases in Cibola County
  • 3 new cases in Grant County
  • 1 new case in Hidalgo County
  • 2 new cases in Luna County
  • 29 new cases in McKinley County
  • 17 new cases in San Juan County
  • 6 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 2 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 1 new case in Socorro County
  • 1 new case in Torrance County
  • 3 new cases in Valencia County

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

  • A male in his 90s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying medical conditions.
  • A male in his 80s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions.

The number of deaths in the state related to COVID-19 is now 19.

The Department of Health has identified positive COVID-19 cases in residents and/or staff at the following congregant living facilities:

  • Advanced Health Care of Albuquerque in Albuquerque
  • Aztec Health Care in Aztec
  • Beehive Homes in Farmington
  • Central Desert Behavioral Health in Albuquerque
  • Good Samaritan Manzano del Sol in Albuquerque 
  • La Vida Llena in Albuquerque
  • Legacy Santa Fe in Santa Fe
  • Lifecare Farmington in Farmington
  • Uptown Genesis in Albuquerque

The case numbers reported Thursday, April 9, included two duplicates in Sandoval County. The error has been corrected and is reflected in today’s total COVID-19 New Mexico cases. A previous reported positive case in San Juan County was determined to be an inconclusive lab result – the case has been removed from the case totals while the patient is re-tested. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 1,091 positive tests for COVID-19:

Bernalillo County: 407
Catron County: 1
Chaves County: 18
Cibola County: 24
Colfax County: 1 
Curry County: 9
Doña Ana County: 44
Eddy County: 6
Grant County: 7
Hidalgo: 1
Lea County: 2
Lincoln County: 1
Los Alamos County: 4
Luna County: 2
McKinley County: 113
Otero County: 3
Rio Arriba County: 7
Roosevelt County: 1
Sandoval County: 177
San Juan County: 142
San Miguel County: 1
Santa Fe County: 72
Socorro County: 10
Taos County: 15
Torrance County: 9
Valencia County: 14

County totals remain subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.

As of today, there are 75 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 235 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.


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