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No new local COVID-19 cases Thursday


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There were no new cases of COVID-19 in Chaves County in Thursday’s daily report from the New Mexico Department of Health.

The state reported 94 additional cases bringing the state’s total to 10,153.

The majority of new cases continues to be in northwest New Mexico. Twenty new cases were in McKinley County, 13 in Bernalillo County, nine in San Juan County and five in Sandoval County.

Three new cases were reported among people held by federal agencies at the Otero County Processing Center, and there was one new case among state inmates of the Otero County Prison Facility.

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The state’s total number of cases has been adjusted after further review of the data, according to Thursday’s report. Four previously reported cases in Bernalillo, McKinley and Otero counties were determined to out-of-state residents; another was a duplicate in San Juan County; and a Santa Fe County case was not lab confirmed.

Four deaths related to COVID-19 were reported Thursday, bringing the state’s total to 456. All but one were over the age of 70 and had underlying health conditions — a woman in her 90s from Bernalillo County, a man in his 80s from San Juan County and a woman in her 70s from Sandoval County.

One of those three had been hospitalized and one was a resident of a rehabilitation center.

A woman in her 30s from McKinley County also died.

There are 157 people hospitalized in the state with COVID-19, and 4,439 people have been designated as recovered.

Of Chaves County’s 61 cases, 30 are listed as recovered. The state has conducted 5,188 tests in Chaves County and 275,897 statewide.

To keep up with local coverage of the coronavirus, go to rdrnews.com/category/news/covid-19-situation/.

City/RISD reporter Juno Ogle can be reached at 575-622-7710, ext. 205, or reporter04@rdrnews.com.




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