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COVID-19 deaths reported in McKinley, Sandoval counties


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State health officials on Wednesday announced 239 additional positive tests for COVID-19 in New Mexico and two additional deaths related to the virus.

The latest report brings the total number of known COVID-19 cases in the state to 3,213 and the number of deaths to 112, according to a press release issued by the state Department of Health.

No new cases or deaths were reported Wednesday in Chaves County, which has so far had 22 positive tests reported and one virus-related death.

The deaths reported Wednesday were a woman in her 50s from McKinley County who had been hospitalized, and a man in his 50s from Sandoval County.

New positive test results, by county, included: 27 in Bernalillo County, one in Cibola County, one in Doña Ana County, one in Guadalupe County, one in Luna County, 133 in McKinley County, one in Otero County, two in Sandoval County, 68 in San Juan County, one in Sierra County, one in Socorro County and two in Valencia County.

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There were 163 people hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19 as of Wednesday, and 734 people designated by the New Mexico Department of Health as having recovered from the virus.

New Mexicans who report symptoms of COVID-19 such as fever, cough or shortness of breath should call their health care provider or the state’s COVID-19 hotline at 855-600-3453, the press release stated.


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