Another Santa Fe County resident dies of coronavirus

The Santa Fe New Mexican
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Mar. 17—A Santa Fe County man in his 80s was among the 12 additional COVID-19-related deaths reported Wednesday by the New Mexico Department of Health, raising the statewide toll to 3,872.

A Los Alamos County woman in her 80s was also among the newly reported deaths. She had underlying conditions and was a resident of the Sombrillo Nursing Home in Los Alamos.

The state reported 255 new cases of the coronavirus, including nine in Santa Fe County, 77 in Doña Ana County and 58 in Bernalillo County.

There were 123 people hospitalized for COVID-19 in New Mexico.

As of Wednesday, 35.4 percent of New Mexicans had received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, while 20.8 percent were fully vaccinated.

Around 31 percent of Santa Fe County residents were partially vaccinated and 16.9 percent were fully vaccinated.