Updated Aug. 31 at 9 a.m.

The New Mexico Department of Health announced 2,286 new COVID-19 cases in the state on Monday (Aug. 30), for a total of 231785 cases to date. The state also announced seven more deaths related to the disease, bringing total number of deaths to 4,512.

A total of 33 new positive cases were recorded for Taos County over the weekend, raising the total number in the area to 1,997. No new deaths were announced for the county, leaving the local death toll at 56.

A total of 394 people with COVID-19 were hospitalized on Monday.

To date, a total of 202,111 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.

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Susan Benedetti

It would be helpful to know how many of the Covid infections occurred in vaccinated people v. unvaccinated. Also how many had mild symptoms or were asymptomatic and whether anyone required hospitalization.

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