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Chaves County records 4 COVID-19 cases Monday

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Chaves County saw another four cases of COVID-19 in Monday’s daily update from the New Mexico Department of Health, after recording eight cases in Sunday’s update.

The county’s total number of cases to date is 625, according to a press release from the Department.

Monday’s report noted that the number has been adjusted, as a previously reported case here was identified as an out-of-state resident.

Statewide, 76 new cases were reported Monday and 98 on Sunday. Total cases since March, as of Monday, were 24,469.

That number reflects corrections for six cases identified as duplicates in Bernalillo, San Juan and Doña Ana counties.

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Two COVID-19 related deaths were reported Monday — a man in his 80s from Lea County and a man in his 60s from McKinley County who had underlying conditions. Both individuals had been hospitalized.

Two deaths were also reported Sunday — a man in his 30s from Bernalillo County and a woman in her 60s from McKinley County. Both had underlying conditions and the man had been hospitalized.

The state’s total number of deaths related to COVID-19 was 747 as of Monday’s report.

Sixty-eight people were hospitalized for COVID-19 as of Monday. The number of cases designated as recovered was 11,668 statewide with 169 of those in Chaves County.

The state has conducted 723,801 tests for COVID-19, including 14,826 in Chaves County.

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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