1 additional death, 109 new COVID-19 cases reported in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- The New Mexico Department of Health reported another death in New Mexico from COVID-19.

The state reports a male in his 30s, from Bernalillo County, died Monday. He reportedly had underlying medical conditions. The man is the 13th New Mexican to die from COVID-19.

In addition to the death, 109 new cases of COVID-19 were reported Tuesday, bringing the total of cases to 794.

The latest cases include:

  • 42 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 1 new case in Chaves County
  • 1 new case in Cibola County
  • 2 new cases in Curry County
  • 5 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 1 new case in Grant County
  • 11 new cases in McKinley County
  • 24 new cases in San Juan County
  • 18 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 2 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 1 new case in Taos County
  • 1 new case in Torrance County

The Health Department also reported that it has identified clusters of COVID-19 cases at San Felipe Pueblo and Zia Pueblo, both in Sandoval County, which is due to to community spread.

The state also said 24 resdients and 23 staff members at La Vida Llena, a retirement community in Albuquerque, tested positive for COVID-19.

The New Mexico Department of Health reports that 51 individuals are currently being hospitalized for COVID-19 and 171 individuals have recovered from the virus.

New Mexicans who are showing symptoms of COVID-19, including fever, cough, or shortness of breath, should call their health care provider or call the NMDOH hotline at 855-600-3453.

News Reporter