The New Mexico Department of Health reported 959 new cases of COVID-19 in the state on Wednesday (Oct. 27), including 22 new cases in Taos County. The total number of cases in the county currently stands at 2,411.

15 additional deaths connected to COVID-19 were reported for the state on Wednesday, with one new deaths having been reported in Taos County – a male in his 50's who had been hospitalized. The total death toll in the county is now at 64. There have been a total of 5,027 deaths in New Mexico.

Statewide, a total of 271,855 cases have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic, with 241,090 recoveries, according to NMDOH. A total of 389 individuals were hospitalized for COVID-19 as of Oct. 27.

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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