SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Saturday announced additional presumptive positive tests for COVID-19.

Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

  • ​A Sandoval County woman in her 60s
  • ​A Sandoval County man in her 60s
  • ​A Bernalillo County woman in her 50s

Including the above additional cases, New Mexico has now had the following number of presumptive positive tests for COVID-19:

  • Bernalillo County: 6
  • ​Sandoval County: 2
  • ​Santa Fe County: 3
  • ​Socorro County: 2

The New Mexico Department of Health has active investigations into each of the presumptive positive patients, which includes contact-tracing and swabs of symptomatic individuals who have had contact with the positive cases.

The governor and Department of Health are urging New Mexicans to:

  • Remain home from work or school if you are sick
  • ​​Avoid all non-essential travel to affected out-of-state areas; and exercise extreme caution with all out-of-state travel
  • Remain home (“self-isolate”) if you are sick and call the Department of Health at 1-855-600-3453 if you are exhibiting any of the symptoms of COVID-19
    • Those symptoms include fever, cough or trouble breathing
  • And continue taking precautionary steps to protect your health and the health of others, such as:
    • Washing your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
    • ​Clean “high-touch” surfaces daily with regular household cleaners
    • Avoid sharing personal household items

Additional advisories, guidance and orders will follow as conditions warrant.

The state Department of Health is updating its dedicated COVID-19 webpage, viewable here:


Contact: Nora Meyers Sackett
Press Secretary, Office of the Governor
(505) 690-7313