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Four new local COVID-19 cases reported over weekend


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More than 370 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the state between Saturday and Monday, according to the New Mexico Department of Health’s daily case update Monday.

That included four new cases in Chaves County, 128 in Bernalillo County, 33 in San Juan County, 29 in Eddy County, 24 in Sandoval County, 22 in Valencia County, 19 in Santa Fe County, 17 in both Doña Ana and Lea counties, and 13 in Curry County. Seven counties, the Otero County Processing Center and Torrance County Detention Facility each reported fewer than 10 cases.

The state’s total number of cases is 207,566 with 9,111 in Chaves County.

Four deaths related to COVID-19 were reported Monday — a man in his 70s and two women in their 80s from Bernalillo County, and a man in his 40s from Santa Fe County. Two had been hospitalized, two were residents of senior care facilities and three had underlying health conditions.

The total number of deaths in the state is 4,383 including 172 in Chaves County.

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As of Monday, 83 people were hospitalized for COVID-19 in the state.

In vaccination rates, statewide 64% of those 18 and older have completed a vaccine series and 72% have had at least one dose. In Chaves County, 41.6% have completed a vaccine series and 46.4% have had at least one dose.

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

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