COVID-19 Statistics thru October 20 / Active cases at 16,789 (record high for 15th consecutive day) / 205 Hospitalizations (highest since 5/27) / 599 New cases

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

Total COVID-19 cases-37,896 / New cases 599 / Deaths 942 / Recoveries 20,165 / Active COVID-19 cases 16,789 / Current hospitalizations 205 / 1.2% of active cases are currently hospitalized / Tested 1,070,481 / 3.5% Positivity rate / Case Fatality Rate 2.5% / 7 Day Rolling Avg. of new cases 601 (Goal is 168 or lower)

Bernalillo (154), Dona Ana (136), Curry (45), Santa Fe (33), Chaves (30), San Juan (30), Otero (29), Eddy (21), Sandoval (18), Lea (18), Luna (17), McKinley (16), and Valencia (15) counties all had more than ten new cases. Bernalillo (186), McKinley (261) and San Juan (203) account for 70% of all deaths in New Mexico.

Socorro and bordering counties: Socorro County 188/8 (102 active cases), Catron 9/1 (3 active case), Cibola 507/21 (186 active cases), Lincoln 309/4 (171 active cases), Sierra 76/1 (44 active cases), Torrance 93/1 (29 active cases) , Valencia 787/4 (357 active cases.) There have been 37 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 46% of positive and Native Americans make up 25% 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 0.39% have died. If there are no underlying medical conditions (UMCs) present for those under 50 only 0.053% have died. Those under 50 with no UMCs make up 1.49% 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 0.072% have died. If there is no UMCs present only 0.022% have died. Those under the age of 30 account for 37% of positive cases in the state and 1.06% 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 (45) 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
0-9020300%
10-19142630.02%
20-29975420.12%
30-394868660.70%
40-494657880.79%
50-5910750332.1%
60-6917233885.1%
70-79212169512.5%
80-8922891424.9%
90+11932736.4%

84% (791) of those that have died also had underlying medical conditions.