New Mexico adds 131 coronavirus cases, five deaths

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May 27—The New Mexico Department of Health reported 131 new cases of the coronavirus Thursday, bringing the state's cumulative total to 202,698.

Health officials also reported five additional deaths related to COVID-19 — three in Bernalillo County and two in San Juan County — for a statewide total of 4,259.

Of the new cases reported Thursday, seven were in Santa Fe County, 34 in Bernalillo County and 27 in San Juan County.

The state said 120 patients were hospitalized for COVID-19, down from 130 on Wednesday.

As of Thursday, 65 percent of eligible New Mexicans had received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine and 55.1 percent were fully vaccinated.