COVID-19 Statistics thru December 5 / Active cases at 69,543 (record high for 61st consecutive day) / 925 Hospitalizations / 1925 New cases

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

Total COVID-19 cases-106,856 / New cases 1925 / Deaths 1738 / Recoveries 36,388 / Active COVID-19 cases 69,543 / Current hospitalizations 925 / 1.3% of active cases are currently hospitalized / Tested 1,634,917/ 6.5% Positivity rate / Case Fatality Rate 1.63% / 7 Day Rolling Avg. of new cases 1,846 (Goal is 168 or lower)

Bernalillo (506), Dona Ana (183), Sandoval (108), Lea (135), Chaves (142), Santa Fe (126), San Juan (166), Valencia (55), McKinley (123), Curry (33), Eddy (56), Otero (46), Rio Arriba (29), Luna (28), Cibola (12), Socorro (10), Taos (17), Roosevelt (14), Torrance (22), Lincoln (10), Sierra (36), Grant (11), and San Miguel (18) counties all had more than ten cases.

Socorro and bordering counties: Socorro County 684/28 deaths (402 active cases), Catron 46/1 (37 active cases), Cibola 1,763/49 (1094 active cases), Lincoln 856/8 (538 active cases), Sierra 409/8 (320 active cases), Torrance 370/2 (267 active cases) , Valencia 3,475/33 (2,617 active cases.) There have been 283 cases in zip code 87801 (City of Socorro.) The number of active cases is unknown.

Those over 70 years old make up 7.76% 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 12.64%.

Those over the age of 50 make up 90% of the deaths from COVID-19 while making up only 30% of all cases. Of those that are under 50 years old only 0.25% have died. If there are no underlying medical conditions (UMCs) present for those under 50 only 0.042% have died. Those under 50 with no UMCs make up 1.78% of all deaths in New Mexico.

Two people under the age of 20 that have tested positive for COVID-19 have died. Of positive tests for those under 30 only 0.056% have died. If there is no UMCs present only 0.010% 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 0.23% of all deaths in the state.

New Mexico has the 21st highest deaths per 100,000 (83) among U.S. states and territories. The U.S. 11th in the world in deaths per 1 million.

AgeDeathsTested Positive% Tested positive that have died
0-905,6580%
10-19312,6060.024%
20-291921,0190.090%
30-397218,6990.39%
40-498816,2800.54%
50-5919314,0251.38%
60-693159,8113.21%
70-794304,9438.70%
80-894292,52117.02%
90+18986721.80%

81% (1,412) of those that have died also had underlying medical conditions.