A burgeoning outbreak in San Juan County underscored New Mexico’s COVID-19 report Monday.
Far northwestern New Mexico added 404 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths, according to the state Department of Health. The report included totals from Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
There were 12 deaths listed in the report, including two people from Valencia and Doña Ana counties.
Bernalillo County, the state’s most populous, had 658 cases. Santa Fe County added 102 cases. Other counties in triple-digits included Sandoval (143), Otero (153), McKinley (153) and Doña Ana (329).
The Department of Health said there are 368 people hospitalized with COVID-19.
These are the counties with the 10 highest infection counts in New Mexico:
Doña Ana 30,787
San Juan 22,230
Santa Fe 13,334