COVID-19 Updates: Cases at 1,845, Students eligible for credit on housing, dining and parking charges


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

  • Cases have risen to 1,845 according to Sunday’s report, with 37,042 total tests administered around the state.
  • NMDOH reported two new deaths, bringing the total deaths in the state to 55. 
  • The State’s Coronavirus data portal now allows viewers to see the number of cases by zip code. 
  • Currently there are 107 hospitalizations and a total of 487 recoveries in New Mexico.

Around NMSU

  • The City of Las Cruces reported that businesses who fail to comply with the state’s essential business guidelines outlined in the public health order, active until April 30, may face a business license revocation in extreme cases of continued violations. 
  • The City of Las Cruces also recommends that residents wear non-medical face masks in public in accordance with the CDC’s guidance but does not mandate their use. 
  • NMSU released a flowchart (below) to determine which student residents can qualify for housing and dining credits. According to the statement, credits may take 1-2 business days to be visible on student accounts. 
  • Students who left campus will receive a credit adjustment to their accounts for unused Taos Swipes and Dining Dollars. 
  • Students who purchased parking passes are also eligible to receive $35 credit adjustment to be applied to outstanding tickets or future parking passes.

    NMSU Released a flow chart for student residents to determine whether they would receive a housing credit.
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