COVID-19 Statistics thru July 19 / 18th consecutive day of 200+ new cases / Hospitalizations stable at 161


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

Total COVID-19 cases-16,971 / New cases 241 / Deaths 571 / Recoveries 6,764 / Active COVID-19 cases 9,636 / Current hospitalizations 161 / Tested 469,215

Bernalillo County with 99 new cases, 35 in Lea, and 30 in Dona Ana made up 68% of the new cases reported in the state. Bernalillo (100), McKinley (199) and San Juan (176) account for 83% of all deaths in New Mexico. Bernalillo County has passed McKinley County for the highest number of COVID-19 cases with 3775 cases, 21 more than McKinley.

Socorro and bordering counties: Socorro County 65/5 (25 active cases), Catron 4/1 (3 active case), Cibola 262/15 (124 active cases), Lincoln 36/0 (32 active cases), Sierra 20/0 (16 active cases), Torrence 51/1(30 active cases) , Valencia 252/2 (157 active cases)

De Baca is the only county to have had no cases of COVID-19. Harding county has no active cases.

Those over the age of 50 make up 89% of the deaths from COVID-19 and while making up only 32% of all cases. Of those that are under 50 years old only 0.53% have died. If there are no underlying medical conditions present only 0.09% 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 0.09% 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

84% (478) of those that have died also had underlying medical conditions.