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County reports 41 COVID-19 cases, no deaths since Friday

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Forty-one new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Chaves County over the last two days, according to updates from the New Mexico Department of Health.

No local deaths related to the virus were reported in that time.

On Friday, 24 new cases were reported here with another 17 on Saturday. Those reports give Chaves County a total of 8,336 cases of COVID-19 since March 2020. That includes corrections for two cases determined by NMDOH to be duplicates, according to Friday and Saturday’s reports.

An additional case at the Roswell Correctional Center was also reported Friday, giving the center a total of 229.

Statewide, 589 cases were reported Friday and 424 on Saturday. The state’s total number of cases is now 177,214.

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A total of 31 deaths statewide were reported over those two days — 23 on Friday and eight on Saturday.

Bernalillo County reported seven of the deaths. San Juan County reported four. Colfax, Eddy, Lea, McKinley, Rio Arriba and Valencia each had two. Catron, Luna, Torrance, Los Alamos, Sandoval, San Miguel and Santa Fe counties and the Lea County Correctional Facility each reported one death.

The total number of deaths related to COVID-19 in the state is now 3,386 including 134 in Chaves County.

As of Saturday, 419 people were hospitalized for COVID-19 in the state.

The state has designated 110,240 cases as recovered including 5,678 in Chaves County.

In vaccinations, 4,900 people in Chaves County, or 7.6 for every 100 people, have received at least one dose of vaccine.

The state has administered 327,279 doses of vaccine, with 245,933 of those primary doses and 81,346 booster shots.

The state has 586,876 people who have registered to receive vaccines.

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

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

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