COVID-19 Updates: Cases near 2,000, NMSU plans to return to face-to-face in the fall


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 1,971 according to Monday’s report. Total tests administered around the state were recorded at 38,755.
  • Total deaths around the state were reported at 58 yesterday according to NMDOH.
  • As of Monday, there are currently 116 hospitalizations, and 501 cases reported as recovered. 
  • In New Mexico, there are 55 screening and testing centers available. 

Around NMSU

  • According to NMDOH there are two screening and testing centers available in Las Cruces, one at the Memorial Medical Center and another at the Las Cruces Public Health office.
  • During a Board of Regents meeting held this morning, President John Floros confirmed that the university is planning to return to face-to-face classes for the upcoming Fall semester. 
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