January 15, 2021

DOH: 1,266 new COVID-19 cases, 38 deaths

The state Department of Health reported 1,266 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday and 38 additional deaths related to the disease.

Bernalillo County had the most newly reported cases on Friday, with 291. Doña Ana County with 190 was the only other county with over 100 newly reported cases.

On Friday, the department reported 670 individuals were hospitalized for COVID-19, a decrease of 21 people since Thursday. This could include those from other states who are hospitalized in New Mexico, but would not include New Mexicans who are hospitalized out of state.

DOH provided some information on each of the 38 newly reported deaths.

  • A female in her 60s from Bernalillo County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Bernalillo County who had underlying conditions.
  • A second male in his 60s from Bernalillo County who was a resident of the Atria Vista del Rio facility in Albuquerque.
  • A third male in his 60s from Bernalillo County who was hospitalized.
  • A female in her 70s from Bernalillo County who was a resident of the Skies Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque.
  • A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A second male in his 70s from Bernalillo County who had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Albuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.
  • A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A second female in her 80s from Bernalillo County who was a resident of the Haven Care Fir House facility in Albuquerque.
  • A third female in her 80s from Bernalillo County who was a resident of the Princeton Place facility in Albuquerque.
  • A male in his 80s from Bernalillo County.
  • A second male in his 80s from Bernalillo County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A third male in his 80s from Bernalillo County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 90s from Bernalillo County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions who was a resident of the Avamere at Rio Rancho facility.
  • A female in her 60s from Chaves County.
  • A male in his 70s from Chaves County.
  • A second male in his 70s from Chaves County who was a resident of the Casa de Oro Center in Las Cruces.
  • A third male in his 70s from Chaves County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 80s from Colfax County.
  • A male in his 70s from Curry County who was hospitalized.
  • A female in her 70s from Doña Ana County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A second female in her 70s from Doña Ana County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 70s from Doña Ana County who had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Welbrook Senior Living facility in Las Cruces.
  • A female in her 80s from Doña Ana County who was a resident of the Casa de Oro Center in Las Cruces.
  • A male in his 40s from Eddy County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Eddy County who was hospitalized.
  • A female in her 80s from Grant County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 50s from Guadalupe County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Lea County who was hospitalized.
  • A male in his 80s from Lea County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from McKinley County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Otero County who was hospitalized.
  • A male in his 80s from Otero County who was hospitalized.
  • A female in her 70s from Roosevelt County who had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 50s from Sandoval County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 60s from Sandoval County who had underlying conditions.
  • A male in his 80s from Sandoval County who had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Retreat Healthcare facility in Rio Rancho.
  • A female in her 70s from Sierra County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

DOH does not disclose which underlying condition any of the deceased had, only if one was present before death.

The most common underlying condition for those who died with COVID-19 was hypertension, followed by diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to the most recently available mortality update. Some of those who died had multiple comorbidities.

DOH has now found 161,805 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and reported 2,874 deaths related to the disease.

Of the confirmed cases, 84,105 were designated as recovered by the department as of Friday, an increase of 1,296 since Thursday.

The New Mexico Environment Department’s Rapid Response COVID-19 Watchlist had 86 establishments as of Friday, an increase of two since Thursday. These workplaces had two or more COVID-19 rapid responses in the last 14 days.

Testing details

DOH provided the number of newly reported cases on Friday, by county.

  • 291 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 77 new cases in Chaves County
  • 9 new cases in Cibola County
  • 7 new cases in Colfax County
  • 46 new cases in Curry County
  • 2 new cases in De Baca County
  • 190 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 69 new cases in Eddy County
  • 14 new cases in Grant County
  • 2 new cases in Guadalupe County
  • 1 new case in Hidalgo County
  • 55 new cases in Lea County
  • 44 new cases in Lincoln County
  • 17 new cases in Los Alamos County
  • 19 new cases in Luna County
  • 50 new cases in McKinley County
  • 1 new case in Mora County
  • 29 new cases in Otero County
  • 4 new cases in Quay County
  • 31 new cases in Rio Arriba County
  • 7 new cases in Roosevelt County
  • 58 new cases in Sandoval County
  • 89 new cases in San Juan County
  • 16 new cases in San Miguel County
  • 59 new cases in Santa Fe County
  • 9 new cases in Sierra County
  • 2 new cases in Socorro County
  • 15 new cases in Taos County
  • 6 new cases in Torrance County
  • 2 new cases in Union County
  • 32 new cases in Valencia County
  • 1 new case among individuals held by federal agencies at the Otero County Prison Facility
  • 12 new cases among New Mexico Corrections Department inmates at the Lea County Correctional Facility

DOH said two previously reported cases have been identified as duplicates (one in Bernalillo County and one in Cibola County) and that two previously reported cases were not lab confirmed (one in Colfax County and one in Valencia County). These have been corrected.

The total number of cases per county are as follows:

  • Bernalillo County: 45,903
  • Catron County: 68
  • Chaves County: 7,754
  • Cibola County: 2,462
  • Colfax County: 619
  • Curry County: 4,487
  • De Baca County: 118
  • Doña Ana County: 19,574
  • Eddy County: 5,433
  • Grant County: 1,159
  • Guadalupe County: 314
  • Harding County: 8
  • Hidalgo County: 280
  • Lea County: 7,455
  • Lincoln County: 1,234
  • Los Alamos County: 378
  • Luna County: 2,608
  • McKinley County: 10,811
  • Mora County: 141
  • Otero County: 2,555
  • Quay County: 376
  • Rio Arriba County: 2,865
  • Roosevelt County: 1,678
  • Sandoval County: 9,401
  • San Juan County: 12,010
  • San Miguel County: 1,012
  • Santa Fe County: 8,387
  • Sierra County: 645
  • Socorro County: 1,030
  • Taos County: 1,316
  • Torrance County: 549
  • Union County: 206
  • Valencia County: 5,433

DOH reported the following numbers of COVID-19 cases among individuals held by federal agencies at the following facilities:

  • Cibola County Correctional Center: 424
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 434
  • Otero County Processing Center: 196
  • Torrance County Detention Facility: 47

DOH reported the following numbers of COVID-19 cases among individuals held by the New Mexico Corrections Department at the following facilities:

  • Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County: 282
  • Guadalupe County Correctional Facility: 250
  • Lea County Correctional Facility: 320
  • Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Union County: 166
  • Northwest New Mexico Correctional Center in Cibola County: 107
  • Otero County Prison Facility: 472
  • Penitentiary of New Mexico in Santa Fe County: 175
  • Roswell Correctional Center: 228
  • Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Doña Ana County: 216
  • Springer Correctional Center in Colfax County: 151
  • Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County: 68

DOH has identified at least one positive COVID-19 case in residents and/or staff in the past 28 days at the following 92 long-term care facilities:

  • Albuquerque Grand Senior Living
  • Albuquerque Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center
  • The Aldea House – Heaven Sent LLC in Albuquerque
  • The Aristocrat Assisted Living Community in Alamogordo
  • The Aristocrat Assisted Living Center in Las Cruces
  • Artesia Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Artesia
  • Atria Vista Del Rio in Albuquerque
  • Avamere at Fiesta Park in Albuquerque
  • Avamere at Rio Rancho in Rio Rancho
  • Avamere at Roswell in Roswell
  • Aztec Healthcare in Aztec
  • Bear Canyon Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
  • BeeHive Homes of Albuquerque West
  • BeeHive Homes Clovis
  • BeeHive Homes Farmington
  • BeeHive Homes Santa Fe
  • BeeHive Homes Taylor Ranch in Albuquerque
  • BeeHive Homes Volcano Cliffs in Albuquerque
  • Belen Meadows Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Belen
  • Bloomfield Nursing and Rehabilitation in Bloomfield
  • The Bridge of Farmington in Farmington
  • Brookdale Santa Fe in Santa Fe
  • Calibre Sagecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Las Cruces
  • Camino Retirement Homes in Albuquerque
  • Carefirst Assisted Living Willow Wood House in Albuquerque
  • Casa del Sol Center in Las Cruces
  • Casa Palo Duro in Albuquerque
  • Casa de Oro Center in Las Cruces
  • Casa de Shalom in Rio Rancho
  • Casa Real in Santa Fe
  • Cedar Ridge Inn in Farmington
  • Clovis Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Clovis
  • Colfax Long-Term Care Center in Springer
  • Desert Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hobbs
  • El Castillo in Santa Fe
  • Elmcroft of Quintessence in Albuquerque
  • Elite Senior Care Kathryn House in Albuquerque
  • Fairwinds Assisted Living in Rio Rancho
  • Fort Bayard Medical Center in Santa Clara
  • Golden Hands Assisted Living in Albuquerque
  • Good Life Senior Living in Carlsbad
  • Good Life Senior Living in Lovington
  • Good Samaritan Society – Manzano del Sol Village in Albuquerque
  • Good Samaritan Society Grants
  • Good Samaritan Society Las Cruces
  • Haven Care Dogwood House in Rio Rancho
  • Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales
  • Ladera Center in Albuquerque
  • Laguna Rainbow Care Center in Casa Blanca
  • Lakeview Christian Home in Carlsbad
  • Las Palomas Center in Albuquerque
  • The Legacy at Santa Fe
  • Little Sisters of the Poor in Gallup
  • Life Care Center in Farmington
  • Life Spire Assisted Living North Albuquerque Acres in Albuquerque
  • Lovington Healthcare in Lovington
  • The Meadows Home at the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute in Las Vegas
  • Mescalero Care Center in Mescalero
  • Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home in Deming
  • Mission Arch Center in Roswell
  • The Montecito in Santa Fe
  • MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Albuquerque
  • MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Santa Fe
  • Muros de Salvación in Albuquerque
  • The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho Assisted Living in Rio Rancho
  • New Mexico State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences
  • Odelia Healthcare (Camino Healthcare) in Albuquerque
  • Pacifica Senior Living in Santa Fe
  • Princeton Place in Albuquerque
  • Ravenna Assisted Living in Albuquerque
  • The Rehabilitation Center of Albuquerque
  • Retreat Healthcare in Rio Rancho
  • The Rio at Las Estancias in Albuquerque
  • Rio Rancho Center
  • Sandia Ridge Center in Albuquerque
  • Sandia View Spain Assisted Living in Albuquerque
  • Senior Living Systems in Los Lunas
  • Sierra Health Care Center in Truth or Consequences
  • Skies Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque
  • South Valley Care Center in Albuquerque
  • Spanish Trails Rehabilitation Suites in Albuquerque
  • St. Anthony Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Clovis
  • Sunny Day Assisted Living in Gallup
  • Tender Heart Assisted Living in Albuquerque
  • Vecinos Santos Assisted Living in Santa Rosa
  • The Village at Northrise in Las Cruces
  • Village Retirement Community in Roswell
  • Vista Sandia Assisted Living in Albuquerque
  • Welbrook Transitional Rehabilitation in Farmington
  • Wellesley Care Home in Albuquerque
  • Wheatfields Senior Living Community in Clovis
  • White Sands Healthcare in Hobbs