SANTA FE — New Mexico’s coronavirus death toll climbed above 2,800 on Wednesday as the state reported another 13 deaths.
The victims ranged in age from a state inmate in his 40s to a Doña Ana County woman over 100.
New Mexico’s official virus-related death toll now stands at 2,807 residents.
The state’s seven-day rolling average of new cases, however, continued to improve.
New Mexico has averaged about 1,300 cases a day over the last week, a 7% drop over the last two days.
The test positivity rate also fell to 11.1% in the most recent period tracked by the state, after hitting 15.6% at one point last week.
Health officials reported 1,151 new cases Wednesday and 702 hospitalizations.