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- New Mexico had another day of over 1,200 COVID-19 newly reported cases and 14 related deaths on Tuesday. Read more here.
- KRQE-TV covered New Mexico’s preliminary vaccine distribution plan, which will include focusing on frontline healthcare workers and those in long-term care facilities.
- State Rep. Dayan Hochman-Vigil spoke about contracting COVID-19 and how her husband is currently hospitalized with the disease, the Albuquerque Journal reported.
- Santa Fe Public Schools will move to remote learning for all of those who are participating after Nov. 30 until mid-January at least, the Santa Fe New Mexican reported.
- Rio Rancho Public Schools will also go to remote learning after Thanksgiving, KOB-TV reported.
- Sun Hills Elementary School in Alamogordo will close for a cleaning after a positive COVID-19 case, the Alamogordo Daily News reported.
- A Doña Ana County commissioner wants to expand the county’s face mask ordinance to ban “half masking,” or wearing a mask that only covers the mouth, not the nose, the Las Cruces Sun-News reported.
- KOB-TV covered the effort by New Mexico State University to track COVID-19 through wastewater.
- The Eastern New Mexico News wrote about the problems caused by the increase in cases in the area.
- The Animal Services Center of Mesilla Valley will reopen on Thursday, the Las Cruces Sun-News reported.
- Tesuque Casino closed temporarily because of a positive COVID-19 test by an employee, the Albuquerque Journal reported.
- New Mexico State University athletics will not be able to resume practice, the Las Cruces Sun-News reported.
Correction: This story originally said Santa Fe was halting remote learning; it is moving to all remote learning.