62 additional positive tests

Apr 6, 2020 | Press Room

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 62 additional positive tests for COVID-19.Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

  • 16 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 1 new case in Chaves County
  • 1 new case in Doña Ana County
  • 2 new cases in Grant County
  • 4 new cases in McKinley County
  • 25 new cases in San Juan County
  • 11 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 2 new cases in Santa Fe County

Today’s announced cases include additional positive tests from the La Vida Llena long-term care facility in Albuquerque, where one additional resident and two additional staff members have now tested positive for COVID-19.

The number of deaths in the state related to COVID-19 remains 12.

Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 686 positive tests for COVID-19:

Bernalillo County: 262
Catron County: 1
Chaves County: 14
Cibola County: 14
Curry County: 6
Doña Ana County: 30
Eddy County: 4
Grant County: 3
Lea County: 2
Lincoln County: 1
Los Alamos County: 2
McKinley County: 44
Otero County: 3
Rio Arriba County: 6
Roosevelt County: 1
Sandoval County: 114
San Juan County: 83
San Miguel County: 1
Santa Fe County: 64
Socorro County: 5
Taos County: 13
Torrance County: 6
Valencia County: 7

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

As of today, there are 48 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 133 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.

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