COVID-19 Statistics thru December 16 / Active cases at 72,699 / 838 Hospitalizations (lowest since 11/21) / 1,816 New cases

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

Total COVID-19 cases-Total COVID-19 cases-124,357 / New cases 1,816 / Deaths 2,049 / Recoveries 49,609 / Active COVID-19 cases 72,699 / Current hospitalizations 838 / 1.2% of active cases are currently hospitalized / Tested 1,767,408 / 7.0% Positivity rate / Case Fatality Rate 1.65% / 7 Day Rolling Avg. of new cases 1,643 (Goal is 168 or lower)

Bernalillo (569), San Juan (151), McKinley (109), Sandoval (105), Lea (101), Valencia (98), Dona Ana (94), Santa Fe (94), Chaves (86), Eddy (68), Roosevelt (58), Grant (27), San Miguel (22), Curry (20), Otero (18), Rio Arriba (18), Colfax (15), Socorro (15), Cibola (14), Taos (15), Luna (13), counties all had more than ten cases.

Socorro and bordering counties: Socorro County 812/35 deaths (442 active cases), Catron 53/3 (35 active cases), Cibola 1,949/59 (1,078 active cases), Lincoln 947/10 (516 active cases), Sierra 473/20 (281 active cases), Torrance 412/3 (284 active cases) , Valencia 4248/48 (2,920 active cases.) There have been 351 cases in zip code 87801 (City of Socorro.) The number of active cases is unknown.

Those over 70 years old make up 7.87% of all positive cases in NM while accounting for 60% of all deaths in the state. The case fatality rate for those over 70 is 12.56%.

Those over the age of 50 make up 90% of the deaths from COVID-19 while making up only 31% of all cases. Of those that are under 50 years old only 0.25% have died. Those under 50 with no UMCs make up 1.76% of all deaths in New Mexico.

Three people under the age of 20 that have tested positive for COVID-19 have died. Of positive tests for those under 30 only 0.057% have died. Those under the age of 30 account for 37% of positive cases in the state and 1.27% of all deaths from COVID-19 in New Mexico. Those under 30 with no UMCs present account for 0.20% of all deaths in the state.

New Mexico has the 18th highest deaths per 100,000 (98) among U.S. states and territories. The U.S. 12th in the world in deaths per 1 million.

AgeDeathsTested Positive% Tested positive that have died
0-906,6910%
10-19314,7410.020%
20-292324,3240.095%
30-397821,6650.36%
40-4910918,9470.58%
50-5922216,2271.37%
60-6938511,5313.34%
70-795135,8388.79%
80-894982,95516.85%
90+21899321.95%

80% (1,638) of those that have died also had underlying medical conditions.