81 new COVID-19 cases in NM, 1 more death - Albuquerque Journal

81 new COVID-19 cases in NM, 1 more death

Medical staff set up a tent outside La Vida Llena in Northeast Albuquerque on Friday. On Sunday, the New Mexico Department of Health reported two more cases of COVID-19 have been identified at the retirement facility, bringing the total number of residents and staff who are infected to 38. (Jim Thompson/Journal)

Copyright © 2020 Albuquerque Journal

The number of COVID-19 cases in New Mexico rose to 624 on Sunday as state health officials announced 81 new positive tests.

And the death toll has climbed to 12 with the death of a man in his 40s from McKinley County.

The latest numbers released by the Department of Health also include three additional cases from La Vida Llena, a retirement community in Albuquerque that is experiencing a deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Two more workers and one more resident tested positive as of Sunday.

The center, located near Montgomery and Morris in Northeast Albuquerque, is home to 425 people and has seen a total of 38 cases in the past week. Two residents, one in his 90s and one in his 80s, have died.

Twenty-three of New Mexico’s 33 counties now have cases of coronavirus infections.

The additional cases announced Sunday include 21 new cases in Bernalillo County, 34 new cases in Sandoval County, nine in McKinley County, six in Dona Ana County, four in Santa Fe County, two each in Cibola and Valencia counties and one new case in Los Alamos, Otero and Socorro counties.

The DOH reported that 45 people in New Mexico are now hospitalized for COVID-19, and 130 patients have recovered.

Home » News » Albuquerque News » 81 new COVID-19 cases in NM, 1 more death

Insert Question Legislature form in Legis only stories




Albuquerque Journal and its reporters are committed to telling the stories of our community.

• Do you have a question you want someone to try to answer for you? Do you have a bright spot you want to share?
   We want to hear from you. Please email yourstory@abqjournal.com

taboola desktop

ABQjournal can get you answers in all pages

 

Questions about the Legislature?
Albuquerque Journal can get you answers
Email addresses are used solely for verification and to speed the verification process for repeat questioners.
1
Former Ruidoso officer convicted of soliciting a minor
ABQnews Seeker
Prosecutors said a former Ruidoso police ... Prosecutors said a former Ruidoso police officer Wednesday was convicted of two felonies after requesting sexual pictures and videos from a federal agent posing ...
2
Homegrown Albuquerque company Karoo Health launches digital platform for ...
ABQnews Seeker
Albuquerque-based startup Karoo Health will deploy ... Albuquerque-based startup Karoo Health will deploy a new digital platform this summer for real-time management of cardiovascular health care, backed by $3.4 million in ...
3
Jerry Pacheco: Title 42 ironies abound; better laws needed
ABQnews Seeker
Title 42, the health policy that ... Title 42, the health policy that allowed U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to quickly expel migrants who illegally entered the U.S. seeking amnesty, ...
4
Albuquerque police looking for car involved in Downtown homicide
ABQnews Seeker
The Albuquerque Police Department is asking ... The Albuquerque Police Department is asking the public's help in finding a car believed to have been involved in a homicide in Downtown late ...
5
The stage is set: ‘La Traviata’ to kick off ...
ABQnews Seeker
New productions of 'Don Giovanni,' 'La ... New productions of 'Don Giovanni,' 'La Traviata' and 'Der Rosenkavalier,' and a revival of 'The Elixir of Love,' cap a 2024 Santa Fe Opera ...
6
Job Talk: 'I'm done': Finding a new career without ...
ABQnews Seeker
Dear J.T. & Dale: I no ... Dear J.T. & Dale: I no longer want to be a nurse. I tried to stick it out after the pandemic, but I'm done.
7
Isotopes manager Lopez can toast to a career milestone
ABQnews Seeker
Veteran manager gets 1,000th career victory ... Veteran manager gets 1,000th career victory with the Isotopes on Sunday, days after getting loss 1,000 as well.
8
Photos: Isotopes take on Sugar Land during Mariachis Night ...
ABQnews Seeker
9
Track and field: Lobos send a dozen to NCAA ...
ABQnews Seeker
Twelve athletes from the New Mexico ... Twelve athletes from the New Mexico track and field team have made, in total, 15 qualifying marks for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field ...