COVID-19 Statistics thru October 16 / Active cases at 15,229 (record high for 11th consecutive day) / 168 Hospitalizations / 819 New cases (highest ever) / First death of someone under 20

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

Total COVID-19 cases-35,770 / New cases 819 / Deaths 928 / Recoveries 19,613 / Active COVID-19 cases 14,579 / Current hospitalizations 168 / 1.2% of active cases are currently hospitalized / Tested 1,035,851 / 3.5% Positivity rate / Case Fatality Rate 2.6% / 7 Day Rolling Avg. of new cases 510 (Goal is 168 or lower)

Bernalillo (178), Dona Ana (146), Curry (76), Lea (54), Sandoval (42), Santa Fe (39), Eddy (36), Luna (30), San Juan (29), Chaves (26), Otero (23), Valencia (23), and Lincoln (16) counties all had more than ten new cases. Bernalillo (184), McKinley (260) and San Juan (203) account for 70% of all deaths in New Mexico.

Socorro and bordering counties: Socorro County 155/7 (70 active cases), Catron 9/1 (3 active case), Cibola 487/21 (170 active cases), Lincoln 283/4 (158 active cases), Sierra 73/1 (48 active cases), Torrance 91/1 (29 active cases) , Valencia 725/4 (300 active cases.) There have been 33 cases in zip code 87801 (City of Socorro.) The number of active cases is unknown.

De Baca and Harding counties have no active cases.

Hispanics/Latinos make up 47% of positive and Native Americans make up 26% of positive cases in New Mexico.

Those over 70 years old make up 7.7% of all positive cases in NM while accounting for 59% of all deaths in the state.

Those over the age of 50 make up 89% of the deaths from COVID-19 while making up only 30% of all cases. Of those that are under 50 years old only 0.41% have died. If there are no underlying medical conditions (UMCs) present for those under 50 only 0.056% have died. Those under 50 with no UMCs make up 1.51% of all deaths in New Mexico.

One person under the age of 20 that has tested positive for COVID-19 has died. Of positive tests for those under 30 only 0.077% have died. If there is no UMCs present only 0.023% have died. Those under the age of 30 account for 36% of positive cases in the state and 1.07% of all deaths from COVID-19 in New Mexico. Those under 30 with no UMCs present account for 0.32% of all deaths in the state.

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

New Mexico has the 25th highest deaths per 100,000 (44) among U.S. states and territories. The U.S. 10th in the world in deaths per 1 million.

AgeDeathsTested Positive% Tested positive that have died
0-9019110%
10-19140130.02%
20-29971020.13%
30-394765020.72%
40-494554670.82%
50-5910647842.2%
60-6917031975.3%
70-79211160513.1%
80-8922285925.8%
90+11730638.2%

84% (781) of those that have died also had underlying medical conditions.