The state announced 87 additional positive tests for COVID-19 and two additional deaths related to the respiratory illness, which brought the total number of related deaths in New Mexico to 53. Update (4/19/2020): Two additional COVID-19-related deaths, more than 100 hospitalized
The total number of test positive cases are now 1,798. As of late Saturday, there were 92 individuals hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19, four fewer than Friday’s announcement. This number may include individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 out of state but are currently hospitalized in New Mexico. This number does not include New Mexicans who tested positive for COVID-19 and may have been transferred to a hospital out of state.