COVID-19 update: 13 new cases, no new deaths | Updates

The New Mexico Department of Health reported 972 new COVID-19 cases in the state on Friday (Oct. 8), including 13 new cases in Taos County.

The total number of cases in Taos County is currently at 2,272. No new deaths were reported, leaving the total number of deaths connected to the disease at 61.

Statewide, a total of 258,943 cases have been reported since the start of the pandemic, with 228,486 recovered, according to the NMDOH. A total of 349 individuals were hospitalized for COVID-19 through Oct. 8. The current death toll statewide is 4,854.

Call the Health Hotline-(855) 600-3453 if you have flu-like symptoms, or have contacted a confirmed case or returned from traveling out of state.

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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