Wed. Aug 12th, 2020

Local area COVID-19 update

CLOVIS (KSMX)- New Mexico health officials reported 23 additional COVID-19 cases in Eastern New Mexico as the state saw an increase of 467 cases on Monday, marking the highest daily increase yet.

Curry County saw an increase of 16 cases of the virus bring the total case county to 395. Roosevelt County had 6 new cases reported bringing the total case count to 117.

Roosevelt General Hospital CEO, Kaye Green reported that Roosevelt County has reported 43 individuals making a full recovery and 119 recoveries in Curry County.

She also reported that because RGH is building a new emergency room, there will be a new routing plan for walk in patients needing emergency assistance in effect August 3.

New Mexico has now had a total of 19,502 COVID-19 cases:

  • Bernalillo County: 4,466
  • Catron County: 4
  • Chaves County: 270
  • Cibola County: 302
  • Colfax County: 13
  • Curry County: 395
  • Doña Ana County: 2,064
  • Eddy County: 225
  • Grant County: 63
  • Guadalupe County: 29
  • Harding County: 1
  • Hidalgo County: 85
  • Lea County: 546
  • Lincoln County: 75
  • Los Alamos County: 17
  • Luna County: 197
  • McKinley County: 3,921
  • Mora County: 6
  • Otero County: 168
  • Quay County: 31
  • Rio Arriba County: 280
  • Roosevelt County: 117
  • Sandoval County: 1,018
  • San Juan County: 2,926
  • San Miguel County: 39
  • Santa Fe County: 510
  • Sierra County: 26
  • Socorro County: 71
  • Taos County: 86
  • Torrance County: 56
  • Union County: 23
  • Valencia County: 319