COVID-19 Updates: Cases reach 1407, NMSU launches video conversation series on Twitter


Stefanie Gutierrez

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

Around the state

  • Total positive cases have risen to 1,407. Around the state, NMDOH reports that 32,850 tests have been performed. 
  • The death toll in NM has risen to 36, with five new cases reported Tuesday. According to NMDOH, all five were aged over 50 and had underlying medical conditions.
  • Altogether, the state has recorded 181 hospitalizations since the beginning of the spread in early March. Today, there are 87 hospitalizations. 
  • According to NMDOH, 340 NM residents have recovered from COVID-19 as of Tuesday. 
  • Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham will be giving a press update livestreamed on Facebook today at 2 p.m.

Around NMSU

  • On Tuesday, Norma Grijalva from Information and Communications Technologies reported a power outage that affected Adobe Connect, Banner and certain other NMSU online programs. Grijalva reported early Wednesday morning that the services had been restored. 
  • Chancellor Dan Arvizu launched a video conversation series to discuss challenges and responses using LEADS 2025 as the guide via twitter Tuesday. 





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