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COVID-19 hospitalizations have risen to another New Mexico record as 382 people infected with the disease were occupying hospital beds Monday.
The state also reported 10 more deaths related to the disease, bringing the toll to 1,036.
According to the Governor’s Office, 74% of the state’s general hospital beds and 69% of intensive care beds are occupied.
The state’s seven-day average for new cases was 789, and the seven-day average number of deaths was 8.57.
State officials also announced 877 new cases throughout the state. Bernalillo County led, with 245 cases, and Doña Ana County reported 220.
Santa Fe County reported 62 cases. Curry County, where Clovis is located, had 52. McKinley County had 47 cases, Sandoval County 34 and San Juan County 30. Luna County, home to Deming, had 24, and Roosevelt and Valencia counties each had 21.
There were also five new cases among federal inmates at the Otero County Prison Facility.
The youngest person reported dead Monday was a man in his 30s from Cibola County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions, according to the Governor’s Office. Those who died also included a man in his 50s from Socorro County, two women in their 60s from Lea and Valencia counties, a man in his 60s from Doña Ana County, two men in their 70s from Doña Ana and Otero counties, and three women in their 80s from Bernalillo, Doña Ana and Roosevelt counties.
The state has had a total of 48,104 cases, with 21,758 recoveries.