1,895 new cases, for a total of 265,632, including 12 additional deaths – Los Alamos Reporter
HEALTH DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE
New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 1,895 more cases of COVID-19. According to the state’s health ministry, the most recent cases are:
379 new cases in Bernalillo County
3 new cases in Catron County
73 new cases in Chaves County
21 new cases in Cibola County
16 new cases in Colfax County
29 new cases in Curry County
2 new cases in De Baca County
148 new cases in Doña Ana County
39 new cases in Eddy County
37 new cases in Grant County
1 new case in Harding County
6 new cases in Hidalgo County
36 new cases in Lea County
39 new cases in Lincoln County
14 new cases in Los Alamos County
9 new cases in Luna County
99 new cases in McKinley County
4 new cases in Mora County
131 new cases in Otero County
4 new cases in Quay County
50 new cases in Rio Arriba County
20 new cases in Roosevelt County
118 new cases in Sandoval County
384 new cases in San Juan County
24 new cases in San Miguel County
69 new cases in Santa Fe County
13 new cases in Sierra County
10 new cases in Socorro County
14 new cases in Taos County
24 new cases in Torrance County
4 new cases in Union County
65 new cases in the county of Valencia
1 new case among individuals detained by federal agencies at the Otero County Treatment Center
5 new cases among New Mexico Correctional Service inmates at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County
4 new cases among New Mexico Correctional Service inmates at the Northeastern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County
The Department of Health reported twelve more deaths in New Mexico from COVID-19 on Monday:
Eight recent deaths:
· A woman in her 50s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized.
· A man in his 50s from Curry County. The individual was hospitalized and suffered from underlying conditions.
· A woman in her 70s from Curry County. The individual had underlying conditions.
· A woman in her 40s from Eddy County.
· A woman in her 60s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and suffered from underlying conditions.
· A man in his 60s from Quay County. The individual was hospitalized.
· A man in his 80s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and suffered from underlying conditions.
· A woman in her 40s from San Juan County. The individual had underlying conditions.
Four * deaths> 30 days:
· A woman in her 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and suffered from underlying conditions.
· A man in his 30s from Bernalillo County. The individual was hospitalized and suffered from underlying conditions.
· A man in his 60s from Quay County. The individual was hospitalized and suffered from underlying conditions.
· A woman in her 70s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized.
The death toll of New Mexico residents linked to COVID-19 is now 4,942.
* COVID-related deaths are reported when a death certificate has been issued and some death certificates are delayed due to insufficient information.
The ten zip codes across the state with the most COVID-19 cases on Monday, October 18 are:
87401 – 221
88310 – 97
87031 – 52
87121 – 47
87 124 – 46
87 105 – 42
87 120 – 41
88 201 – 41
87410 – 40
87413 – 38
The number of cases and daily test numbers are raw data based on information the state receives today, i.e. data that has not yet been reviewed to identify potential duplicates or the positives or negatives arrived late.
Including the newly reported cases above, New Mexico now has a total of 265,632 COVID-19 cases:
Bernalillo County: 74,239
Catron County: 199
Chaves County: 12,479
· Cibola County: 3,582
Colfax County: 1,255
Curry County: 7,262
De Baca Department: 231
Doña Ana County: 29,461
Eddy County: 10,734
· Grant County: 2,344
Guadalupe County: 602
Harding County: 43
Hidalgo County: 562
Léa County: 13,408
Lincoln County: 2,843
Los Alamos County: 780
Luna County: 3,886
McKinley County: 14,530
Mora County: 359
Otero County: 6,320
Quay County: 995
Rio Arriba County: 4,696
Roosevelt County: 2,671
Sandoval County: 15,640
San Juan County: 20,393
San Miguel County: 2,548
Santa Fe County: 12,904
Sierra County: 1,029
Socorro County: 1,671
Taos County: 2,327
Torrance County: 1,378
Union County: 344
County of Valence: 8,978
County totals are subject to change after further investigation and residency determination of those positive for COVID-19.
The Department of Health is currently reporting the following numbers of COVID-19 cases among people in federal agency custody at the following facilities:
Cibola County Correctional Center: 455
Otero County Federal Correctional Institution: 546
Otero County Treatment Center: 546
Torrance County Detention Center: 353
The Department of Health is currently reporting the following numbers of COVID-19 cases among people held by New Mexico Corrections at the following facilities:
Central New Mexico Correctional Center in Valencia County: 327
Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 256
Lea County Correctional Facility: 762
Northeastern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 176
Northwestern New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 130
Otero County Correctional Facility: 473
New Mexico Penitentiary in Santa Fe County: 224
Roswell Correctional Center: 229
Southern New Mexico Correctional Center in Doña Ana County: 235
Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County: 151
Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 76
To date, 300 people are hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19. That number may include people who tested positive for COVID-19 out of state but are currently hospitalized in New Mexico. This number does not include New Mexicans who have tested positive for COVID-19 and may have been transferred to an out-of-state hospital.
To date, there are 236,245 cases of COVID-19 designated as cured by the New Mexico Department of Health.
The Department of Health has identified at least one positive case of COVID-19 among residents and / or staff in the past 28 days in the following long-term care facilities:
Adobe Assisted Living in Las Cruces
Albuquerque Heights Health and Rehabilitation Center
All Assisted Care in Clovis
The Aristocratic Life Support Center in Las Cruces
Artesia Health and Rehabilitation Center in Artesia
Aspen Ridge Lodge Retreat in Los Alamos
Aztec health care in Aztec
BeeHive Homes Farmington
BeeHive Homes of Four Hills in Albuquerque
BeeHive Homes Gallup
Bloomfield Nursing and Rehabilitation in Bloomfield
Farmington Bridge in Farmington
Caliber Sagecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Las Cruces
Canyon Transitional Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
Casa Arena Blanca Nursing Center in Alamogordo
Casa de la Reina Assisted Living in Albuquerque
Casa de Oro in Las Cruces
Casa Real in Santa Fe
Cedar Ridge Inn in Farmington
Clayton Nursing and Rehabilitation in Clayton
Crane’s Roost nursing home in Aztec
Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hobbs
Elmcroft of Quintessence in Albuquerque
Fairwinds Assisted Living in Rio Rancho
Fort Bayard Medical Center in Santa Clara
Genesis Center San Juan in Farmington
Genesis Silver City Health Center in Silver City
Good Life Senior Living in Hobbs
Good Life Senior Living in Ruidoso
Society of the Good Samaritan Las Cruces
Society of the Good Samaritan – Village of Las Cruces Las Cruces
Landmark at Desert Gardens in Hobbs
Las Cruces de Cascadia Post-Acute Care and Rehabilitation Center (Welbrook Senior Living) in Las Cruces
Farmington Life Care Center
Lovington Healthcare in Lovington
The Meadows Home at the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute in Las Vegas
Mission Arch Center in Roswell
MorningStar Assisted Living and Memory Care Albuquerque
MorningStar Memory Care at North Ridge in Albuquerque
Neighborhood assisted living in Rio Rancho
Princeton Place in Albuquerque
Red Rocks Care Center in Gallup
The Albuquerque Rehabilitation Center
The Rio at Las Estancias in Albuquerque
Santa Fe Health Center in Santa Fe
Seniorcare LLC – Raven House in Albuquerque
Sierra Health Care Center in Truth or Consequences
Skies Health and Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
Sombrillo Nursing Home in Los Alamos
Vida Encantada Nursing and Rehabilitation in Las Vegas
Village in Northrise – Desert Willow in Las Cruces
Wheatfields retirement community in Clovis
White Sands Healthcare in Hobbs
Willow Manor Residential Care Center in Deming
*** These reported data are a total of Saturday 10/16, Sunday 10/17 and Monday 10/18 ***
The New Mexico Department of Health conducts active positive patient surveys, which include contact tracing and swabbing of symptomatic people who have come in contact with positive cases.
Every New Mexican must work together to stem the spread of COVID-19. Wear a mask in public and around others. If you are sick, stay home as much as possible.
New Mexicans who report symptoms of COVID-19 infection, such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, repeated tremors with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, stuffy or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea and / or loss of taste or smell should immediately call their health care provider or the NMDOH COVID-19 hotline (1-855-600-3453).
The Department of Health strongly encourages the following groups to get tested:
Symptomatic people with COVID-19 symptoms of fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, repeated tremors with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, stuffy or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea and / or loss of taste or smell;
Asymptomatic people who are close contacts or household members of people in their infectious period who have already tested positive for the coronavirus;
· Asymptomatic people who live or work in collective settings such as long-term care facilities and group homes;
· Patients who are due for surgery and whose provider has advised them to be tested before surgery.
New Mexicans who have non-health questions or concerns can also call 833-551-0518 or visit newmexico.gov, which is regularly updated as a one-stop source of information for families, workers. and others affected and seeking more information about COVID-19.