COVID-19 Statistics thru October 8 / Active cases at 12,812 (Record high) / 119 Hospitalizations (highest since 8/17) / 387 New cases

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

Total COVID-19 cases-31,756 / New cases 387 / Deaths 899 / Recoveries 18,045 / Active COVID-19 cases 12,812 / Current hospitalizations 119 / 0.9% of active cases are currently hospitalized / Tested 973,945 / 3.3% Positivity rate / Case Fatality Rate 2.8% / 7 Day Rolling Avg. of new cases 299 (Goal is 168 or lower)

Bernalillo (101), Curry (65), Dona Ana (57), Chaves (25), Santa Fe (20), Eddy (14), Sandoval (14), Lea (10), and San Juan (10) counties all had more than ten new cases. Bernalillo (179), McKinley (258) and San Juan (201) account for 71% of all deaths in New Mexico.

Socorro and bordering counties: Socorro County 126/6 (64 active cases), Catron 9/1 (3 active case), Cibola 451/21 (159 active cases), Lincoln 244/3 (128 active cases), Sierra 54/1 (29 active cases), Torrence 84/1(30 active cases) , Valencia 631/4 (248 active cases)

De Baca and Harding counties have no active cases.

Hispanics/Latinos make up 46% of positive and Native Americans make up 28% of positive cases in New Mexico.

Those over 70 years old make up 7.9% 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 0.45% have died. If there are no underlying medical conditions (UMCs) present for those under 50 only 0.059% have died. Those under 50 with no UMCs make up 1.45% of all deaths in New Mexico.

No one under the age of 20 that has tested positive for COVID-19 has died. Of positive tests for those under 30 only 0.078% have died. If there is no UMCs present only 0.017% have died. Those under the age of 30 account for 36% of positive cases in the state and 1.0% of all deaths from COVID-19 in New Mexico. Those under 30 with no UMCs present account for 0.22% of all deaths in the state.

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

New Mexico has the 24nd highest deaths per 100,000 (43) 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
0-9016800%
10-19035110%
20-29963010.14%
30-394657350.80%
40-494548680.92%
50-5910542762.5%
60-6916628615.8%
70-79201142214.6%
80-8921378627.1%
90+11428939.4%

84% (755) of those that have died also had underlying medical conditions.