Updated Aug. 31 at 4 p.m.
The New Mexico Department of Health announced 827 new COVID-19 cases in the state on Tuesday (Aug. 31), for a total of 232,614 cases to date. The state also announced six more deaths related to the disease, bringing total number of deaths to 4,518.
A total of 16 new positive cases were recorded for Taos County over the weekend, raising the total number in the area to 2,013. No new deaths were announced for the county, leaving the local death toll at 56.
A total of 406 people with COVID-19 were hospitalized on Tuesday.
To date, a total of 202,502 people in the state have had COVID-19 and have been designated as having recovered by NMDOH.
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.