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SANTA FE – Count Rio Arriba among the New Mexico counties seeing huge and fast increases in COVID-19 cases.
Two large influxes of cases have seen Rio Arriba’s total case count jump by 60% in just five days to a total of 251. The sparsely populated county has more cases per 100,000 residents than Bernalillo, Santa Fe and Lea counties.
“We have an outbreak in Rio Arriba County,” county Health and Human Services Director Lauren Reichelt said Tuesday.