COVID-19 Updates: April 9, 2020


Stefanie Gutierrez

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Here are the most important things you need to know today according to the Office of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, the New Mexico Department of Health and New Mexico State University Officials. 

Around the State

  • Total positive cases have risen to 865 around the state, including three additional deaths. 
  • The total tests administered to NM residents is 23,807. There are 201 cases designated as recovered by the NM DOH, 59 hospitalizations and 16 total deaths. 
  • NM officials have detected community spread Bernalillo, Doña Ana, McKinley, Otero, Sandoval, San Juan, and Santa Fe counties and note that they are investigating cases with no known exposure. 
  • Cases are located in Bernalillo County (325), Catron County (1), Chaves County (16), Cibola County (16), Curry County (8), Dona Ana County (39), Eddy County (6), Grant County (4), Lea County (2), Lincoln County (1), Los Alamos County (2), McKinley County (70), Otero County (3), Rio Arriba County (7), Roosevelt County (1), Sandoval County (143), San Juan County (116), San Miguel County (1), Santa Fe County (68), Socorro County (7), Taos County (14), Torrance County (7), Valencia County (8). 
  • According to the NM DOH, there are 52 cases located in the San Felipe Pueblo and 31 cases located in Zia Pueblo. 
  • Gov. Lujan Grisham will be holding a remote meeting to update the press at 4 p.m. 

Around NMSU

  • According to a news release by NMSU, certain NMSU programs such as the Wellness, Alcohol and Violence Education Program is bolstering their social media presence to continue offering education and promote health tips and information regarding social-distancing efforts. 
  • President John Floros will be hosting a virtual town hall meeting this afternoon at 3 p.m. to provide updates about NMSU’s responses to the coronavirus.
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