COVID-19 update: Five new cases in Taos County, one new death

The epedemic curve for Taos County as of Friday, Sept. 10.

Updated Friday, Sept. 10 at 3:45 p.m.

The New Mexico Department of Health reported 885 new cases of COVID-19 in the state on Friday (Sept. 10), including five new cases in Taos County today.

The total number of cases in Taos County currently stands at 2,103. One new death was reported for the area – a man in his 90's – bringing the total number of fatalities connected to the disease to 57.

Statewide, a total of 239,886 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, with 206,925 recoveries, according to NMDOH. A total of 370 individuals were hospitalized for COVID-19 as of Sept. 10. The current number of deaths across the state is 4,585.

Call the Health Hotline – (855) 600-3453 if you have flu-like symptoms, or have been in contact with a confirmed case or have returned from out-of-state travel.

Call the Social Services Hotline – (833) 551-0518 if you have questions about school closures, meal programs, child care, unemployment, emergency loans, etc.

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