Six additional deaths and 139 new positive cases of COVID-19 announced Wednesday

The state announced six additional COVID-19 related deaths and 139 more positive tests for the respiratory illness Wednesday during a Facebook live press conference. Update (4/23/2020): DOH: Highest one-day total of COVID-19 cases so far, 7 additional deaths

The six additional deaths brings the total number who have died with COVID-19-related deaths to 71 and the total count of test positive cases to 2,210, according to the state. The six additional people who are deceased are:

A male in his 30s from McKinley County. The individual was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions.A female in her 90s from San Juan County. The individual had underlying medical conditions and was a resident of Life Care Center in Farmington.A female in her 80s from San Juan County.