COVID-19 Statistics thru July 16 / 15th consecutive day of 200+ new cases / Hospitalizations remain stable


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

Total COVID-19 cases-16,138 / New cases 294 / Deaths 562 / Recoveries 6,578 / Active COVID-19 cases 8,998 / Current hospitalizations 170 / Tested 443,368

Bernalillo County with 103 new cases, 39 in Dona Ana, 23 in Lea, and 20 in McKinley made up 63% of the new cases reported in the state. Bernalillo (99), McKinley (196) and San Juan (175) account for 84% of all deaths in New Mexico.

Socorro and bordering counties: Socorro County 65/5 (26 active cases), Catron 3/1 (2 active case), Cibola 256/14 (120 active cases), Lincoln 29/0 (25 active cases), Sierra 17/0 (14 active cases), Torrence 49/1(29 active cases) , Valencia 206/2 (123 active cases)

De Baca is the only county to have had no cases of COVID-19. 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 33% 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% (469) of those that have died also had underlying medical conditions.