COVID-19 Statistics for New Mexico thru July 12 / Hospitalizations highest since June 13


These are the latest COVID-19 statistics for New Mexico:

Total COVID-19 cases-15028 / Deaths 545 / Recoveries 6,322 / Active COVID-19 cases 8161 / Current hospitalizations 170 / Tested 418,357

Bernalillo County with 111 new cases, 32 in Dona Ana, 20 in McKinley, and 24 in San Juan, made up 71% of the new cases reported in the state. Bernalillo (96), McKinley (190) and San Juan (171) account for 84% of all deaths in New Mexico.

Socorro and bordering counties: Socorro County 64/5 (25 active cases), Catron 3/1 (2 active case), Cibola 249/14 (120 active cases), Lincoln 24/0 (20 active cases), Sierra 14/0 (12 active cases), Torrence 47/1(27 active cases) , Valencia 178/2 (95 active cases)

De Baca is the only county to have had no cases of COVID-19. Colfax, Harding and Guadalupe counties have no active cases.

Those over the age of 50 make up 90% of the deaths from COVID-19 and while making up only 34% of all cases. Of those that are under 50 years old only 0.55% have died. If there are no underlying medical conditions present only 0.1% have died.

No one under the age of 20 that has tested positive for COVID-19 has died. Of positive tests for those under thirty only 0.1% have died.

84% of those that have died from COVID-19 also had underlying medical conditions.

It is clear from the looking at the statistics that those who are healthy and under age 50 COVID-19 poses very minimal risk. The conversely for those over the aged of 50 and with underlying medical conditions the risk rises dramatically in each age group.

Below are the deaths in New Mexico broken down by age groups. This information is exclusive to Mine Country 102.1/

AgeDeathsTested Positive% Tested positive that have died

83% (453) of those that have died also had underlying medical conditions.