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The New Mexico Department of Health updated the statewide Covid-19 map May 5, assigning revised risk levels to counties under the red-yellow-green Covid-19 framework the state implemented in December.
Doña Ana County entered the turquoise level, which is the least restrictive, for the first time May 5.
Of New Mexico’s 33 counties, 30 are in turquoise, two are in green (Catron and Valencia), one is in yellow (Chaves) and zero are in red, which is the most restrictive level. Next update: May 19.
New Mexico continues to lead the nation in per capita vaccine distribution.
New Mexico (population: 2.11 million)
May 10: 199,901 cases; 570 new (May 8-10); 3,355,720 tests; 143 hospitalized; 4,106 died; 185,033 rec
May 5: Total cases: 198,781; total tests: 3,311,113; hospitalized: 144; deaths: 4,085 recovered: 183,949
May 3: Total cases: 197,733; total tests: 3,274,367; hospitalized: 145; deaths: 4,067; recovered: 178,593
May 10: 1,789,997 doses administered, 60% at least one dose, 48% full vaccinated
May 5: 58.9% with at least one shot; 45.4% fully vaccinated
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Doña Ana County (population: 218,836)
April 20-May 3: cases per 100,000: 9.9, positivity rate: 3.63%; fully vaccinated: 43.6%
April 6-19: cases per 100,000: 12.30, positivity rate: 4.76%, fully vaccinated: 37%
May 10: 24,728 cases; 41 new cases (May 8-10); 454 deaths; 23,562 recovered; 314,244 tests
May 5: Total cases: 24,654; deaths: 451, recovered: 23,483, total tests: 310,746
May 3: Total cases: 24,589; deaths: 448; recovered: 22,602; total tests: 307,902
May 10: 58.7% at least one dose, 47.2% full vaccinated
May 5: 56.7% of residents with at least one shot; 43.4% fully vaccinated
What the turquoise level means
To reach the turquoise level in the state’s COVID-19 framework, a county must meet three of the following criteria or two of the criteria in two consecutive reporting periods: 1) a new COVID-19 average daily case incidence rate of no greater than 10 cases per 100,000 inhabitants during the most recent two-week period, 2) an average percent of positive COVID-19 test results less than or equal to 7.5 percent, 3) a fully vaccinated rate at or above 40 percent.
Here is what the turquoise level means: