State health officials on Sunday reported 10 new cases of the novel coronavirus in Santa Fe County, a significant increase from the average daily number of positive test results in recent weeks.
The new cases were among 192 reported statewide, bringing New Mexico's total confirmed cases to 11,809.
The state also reported another death — a Doña Ana County man in his 50s. In all, 492 people in New Mexico have died of COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the virus.
New Mexico has seen a growing number of cases in recent days, causing the governor to delay plans to further reopen the state's economy.
Bernalillo County reported 45 new cases, San Juan County had 34, McKinley County had 28 and Doña Ana County had 27.
The Otero County Prison Facility and Central New Mexico Correctional Facility in Los Lunas each added three new cases.
As of Sunday, 114 people were hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19, bringing the total number of hospitalizations to 1,865 since the pandemic began. Overall, 5,264 people have recovered.