COVID-19 Statistics thru October 26 / Active cases at 20,700 (record high for 21th consecutive day) / 289 Hospitalizations (Record high) / 732 New cases

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

Total COVID-19 cases-42,586 / New cases 732 / Deaths 976 / Recoveries 20,910 / Active COVID-19 cases 20,700 Current hospitalizations 289 / 1.4% of active cases are currently hospitalized / Tested 1,124,922/ 3.8% Positivity rate / Case Fatality Rate 2.3% / 7 Day Rolling Avg. of new cases 721 (Goal is 168 or lower)

Dona Ana (194), Bernalillo (173), Luna (59), Lea (46), Curry (45), Santa Fe (42), Chaves (39), Eddy (25), San Juan (23), McKinley (20), Lea (19), Sandoval (18), Taos (15), Valencia (15), and Otero (10) counties all had more than ten new cases.

Socorro and bordering counties: Socorro County 228/10 deaths (131 active cases), Catron 9/1 (2 active case), Cibola 560/22 (230 active cases), Lincoln 369/6 (218 active cases), Sierra 104/1 (70 active cases), Torrance 99/1 (33 active cases) , Valencia 905/5 (473 active cases.) There have been 43 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 44% of positive and Native Americans make up 23% of positive cases in New Mexico.

Those over 70 years old make up 7.8% of all positive cases in NM while accounting for 59% of all deaths in the state.

Those over the age of 50 make up 88% of the deaths from COVID-19 while making up only 30% of all cases. Of those that are under 50 years old only 0.37% have died. If there are no underlying medical conditions (UMCs) present for those under 50 only 0.050% have died. Those under 50 with no UMCs make up 1.54% 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 0.071% have died. If there is no UMCs present only 0.026% have died. Those under the age of 30 account for 36% of positive cases in the state and 1.13% of all deaths from COVID-19 in New Mexico. Those under 30 with no UMCs present account for 0.41% of all deaths in the state.

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

New Mexico has the 26th highest deaths per 100,000 (46) 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
0-9022610%
10-19147840.02%
20-291084700.12%
30-395076860.65%
40-494965370.75%
50-5911256312.0%
60-6917738434.6%
70-79216193111.2%
80-89233102622.7%
90+12236633.3%

84% (820) of those that have died also had underlying medical conditions.