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New Mexico reports 81 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

New Mexico reports 81 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

New Mexico reports  81 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Marylou Ligier takes a to-go order to a patron at her family's restaurant and pastry shop Clafoutis on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. An outdoor tent, seen in the reflection of a pastry case, was installed three weeks ago in the parking lot after indoor seating was banned due to COVID-19. Ligier says the tent rental costs thousands of dollars each month, nearly amounting to a second mortgage.

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico health officials have announced 81 new confirmed COVID-19 cases.

State officials said Monday that the new cases bring New Mexico’s total to 26,842.

Officials also reported no new deaths related to the novel coronavirus. The number of deaths of New Mexico residents related to COVID-19 remains at 823.

There are 60 individuals hospitalized in New Mexico for the virus. This number may include individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 out of state but are currently hospitalized in New Mexico.

There are 14,470 cases designated as having recovered by the New Mexico Department of Health.

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