COVID-19 claims seven more New Mexicans, including one Santa Fe County resident

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Oct. 5—COVID-19 cost seven more New Mexicans their lives and now has killed 4,830 residents.

The state Department of Health reported the seven deaths in its daily report Tuesday. One death, a woman in her 60s from Santa Fe County, occurred during the past 30 days, the state said. She had been hospitalized.

In addition, the state added 540 new cases to its list, including 154 in Bernalillo County. That was the only county in triple figures Tuesday.

Santa Fe County reported 31 new cases, with eight in Rio Arriba County and one in Los Alamos County.

The Department of Health said 352 people were in New Mexico hospitals with COVID-19.

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