COVID-19 Statistics thru September 17 / Active cases at 11,257 / 69 hospitalizations / 159 New cases

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

Total COVID-19 cases-27199 / New cases 159 / Deaths 836 / Recoveries 15,106 / Active COVID-19 cases 11,257 / Current hospitalizations 69 / 0.6% of active cases are currently hospitalized / Tested 845,167 / 3.2% Positivity rate / Case Fatality Rate 3.2%

Bernalillo (38), Dona Ana (21), Chaves (17), Lea (15), Luna (11), Eddy (10), and Santa Fe (10) counties all had more than ten new cases. Bernalillo (168), McKinley (253) and San Juan (194) account for 74% of all deaths in New Mexico.

Socorro and bordering counties: Socorro County 82/6 (24 active cases), Catron 11/1 (7 active case), Cibola 407/20 (141 active cases), Lincoln 179/3 (89 active cases), Sierra 40/1 (25 active cases), Torrence 64/1(22 active cases) , Valencia 534/4 (208 active cases)

Harding County and De Baca County have no active cases.

Hispanics/Latinos make up 45% of positive and Native Americans make up 31% of positive cases in New Mexico.

Those over 70 years old make up 7.9% of all positive cases in NM while accounting for 58% 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 0.5% have died. If there are no underlying medical conditions (UMCs) present for those under 50 only 0.06% have died. Those under 50 with no UMCs make up 1.4% 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 thirty only 0.08% have died. If there is no UMCs present only 0.02% have died. Those under the age of 30 account for 36% of positive cases in the state and 0.96% of all deaths from COVID-19 in New Mexico. Those under 30 with no UMCs present account for 0.24% of all deaths in the state.

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

New Mexico has the 22nd highest deaths per 100,000 (40) among U.S. states and territories. The U.S. 11th in the world in deaths per 1 million.

AgeDeathsTested Positive% Tested positive that have died
0-9013970%
10-19029190%
20-29854710.15%
30-394349490.87%
40-494441631.1%
50-599936382.7%
60-6915324616.2%
70-79182121115.0%
80-8919767929.0%
90+10726340.7%

84% (700) of those that have died also had underlying medical conditions.