COVID-19 Update for Eddy County

New Mexico state health officials on Tuesday announced 221 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

  • 88 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 6 new cases in Chaves County
  • 3 new cases in Eddy County
  • 7 new cases in Lea County

The Department of Health on Tuesday reported four additional deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19. They are:

  • A male in his 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Princeton Place facility in Albuquerque.
  • A male in his 40s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A female in her 70s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 70s from San Juan County. The individual had underlying conditions.

The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 519.

Previously reported numbers included one case in McKinley County that has been identified as an out-of-state resident and has now been corrected. Including the above newly reported cases, New Mexico has now had a total of 13,727 COVID-19 cases:

  • Bernalillo County: 2,618
  • Chaves County: 133
  • Eddy County: 107
  • Lea County: 211
  • Lincoln County: 14

County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.

As of today, there are 133 individuals hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19. This number may include individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 out of state but are currently hospitalized in New Mexico. This number does not include New Mexicans who tested positive for COVID-19 and may have been transferred to a hospital out of state.

As of today, there are 5,986 COVID-19 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.

Source: NM Department of Health

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