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NM reports 320 new infections, 14 deaths

Medical personnel screen patients at the Presbyterian COVID-19 drive-up testing center at PresNow in Northwest Albuquerque in March 2020. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Albuquerque Journal)

The New Mexico Department of Health reported 320 new COVID-19 cases Sunday and 14 deaths.

Bernalillo County had 101 new cases, Doña Ana County had 44, Eddy County had 25, Sandoval County had 23, and Valencia County had 22.

There were also five new cases among state inmates – one at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Valencia County and four at the Lea County Correctional Facility – and two among federal detainees at the Cibola County Correctional Center.

The number of deaths in the state due to complications from the disease is now 3,624. Those whose deaths were reported Sunday were:

⋄ A woman in her 60s and a man in his 80s from Bernalillo County. Both had underlying health conditions.

⋄ A man in his 40s from Chaves County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

⋄ A man in his 50s from Curry County who was hospitalized.

⋄ Two men in their 70s and a man in his 80s from Doña Ana County.

⋄ Two women, one in her 50s and one in her 70s, from Lea County.

⋄ A man in his 70s from Luna County who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

⋄ A man in his 70s from Sandoval County who had underlying conditions.

⋄ A man in his 40s and a woman in her 50s, from San Juan County.

⋄ A man in his 70s from Santa Fe County who had underlying conditions.

On Sunday, 242 people were hospitalized in New Mexico with COVID-19.

The state has had a total of 182,789 cases, with 132,219 recoveries.

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