This number may include individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 out of state but are currently hospitalized in New Mexico.

Apr 20, 2020 | Press Room

Update also includes three additional deaths related to COVID-19

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 126 additional positive tests for COVID-19. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

  • 24 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 1 new case in Colfax County
  • 4 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 1 new case in Eddy County
  • 1 new case in Grant County
  • 53 new cases in McKinley County
  • 1 new case in Quay County
  • 1 new case in Rio Arriba County
  • 2 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 18 new cases in San Juan County
  • 3 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 11 new cases in Socorro County
  • 1 new case in Taos County
  • 1 new case in Torrance County
  • 4 new cases in Valencia County

The Department of Health on Monday also reported three additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19. Those cases are:

  • A male in his 70s from Quay County. The individual was hospitalized out of state and had underlying medical conditions.
  • A female in her 70s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions.
  • A male in his 80s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions. The individual was a resident of Life Care Center of Farmington.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 58.

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

  • Advanced Health Care of Albuquerque in Albuquerque
  • Aztec Health Care in Aztec
  • Beehive Homes in Farmington
  • Central Desert Behavioral Health in Albuquerque
  • La Vida Llena in Albuquerque
  • Legacy Santa Fe in Santa Fe
  • Life Care Center of Farmington in Farmington
  • The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho
  • Uptown Genesis in Albuquerque

Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 1,971 positive tests for COVID-19:

Bernalillo County: 566
Catron County: 1
Chaves County: 21
Cibola County: 33
Colfax County: 5
Curry County: 10
Doña Ana County: 73
Eddy County: 10
Grant County: 14
Guadalupe County: 1
Lea County: 2
Lincoln County: 1
Los Alamos County: 6
Luna County: 3
McKinley County: 416
Otero County: 3
Quay County: 3
Rio Arriba County: 11
Roosevelt County: 1
Sandoval County: 317
San Juan County: 293
San Miguel County: 2
Santa Fe County: 86
Socorro County: 31
Taos County: 16
Torrance County: 13
Valencia County: 33

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

As of today, there are 116 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 501 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.

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