New Mexico sees 13 more COVID-19 deaths

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Sep. 16—State health officials on Thursday reported 13 additional deaths related to COVID-19, including two Santa Fe County women.

One of the women was in her 70s; the other was in her 80s. Both had underlying conditions.

Chaves and Eddy counties both added two deaths, while Doña Ana, Lea, Lincoln, McKinley, Quay, Sandoval and San Juan counties each added one fatality.

The state also reported 882 new cases of the coronavirus, including 24 in Santa Fe County, 231 in Bernalillo County, 77 in Doña Ana County, 63 in Lea County, 58 in Sandoval County, 54 in Chaves County and 52 in San Juan County.

To date, New Mexico has recorded 243,962 infections, resulting in 4,662 deaths, including 162 in Santa Fe County.

As of Thursday, 388 patients were being treated for COVID-19 in New Mexico hospitals.

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