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8 new deaths, 116 additional confirmed positive COVID-19 cases reported in NM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reported 8 additional COVID-19-related deaths in the state on Thursday.

The latest deaths include:

A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying medical conditions. The individual was a resident of the La Vida Llena facility in Albuquerque.
A female in her 80s from Cibola County. The individual had underlying medical conditions.
A female in her 30s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions.
A male in his 50s from McKinley County.
A male in his 30s from Sandoval County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions.
A male in his 30s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions.
A female in her 70s from San Juan County.
A female in her 80s from San Juan County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions. The individual was a resident of the Life Care Center facility in Farmington.
The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 is now 44.

In addition to the deaths, Latest Albuquerque News the state reported 116 positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 1,597. 



The latest positive cases include: 

17 new cases in Bernalillo County
1 new case in Cibola County
1 new case in Colfax County
4 new cases in Doña Ana County
1 new case in Grant County
1 new case in Luna County
23 new cases in McKinley County
31 new cases in Sandoval County
29 new cases in San Juan County
1 new case in Santa Fe
4 new cases in Socorro County
3 new cases in Valencia County
To see the number of positive cases in each county, click here.

The Health Department said that 90 people are hospitalized, and 353 people have recovered from COVID-19.

New Mexicans who report symptoms of COVID-19 infection, such as fever, cough,Press Release Distribution Service or shortness of breath, should call their health care provider or the NMDOH COVID-19 hotline immediately (1-855-600-3453).

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