Four additional COVID-19 deaths announced Tuesday moved New Mexico's fatality count to 4,387 since the coronavirus crisis began in March 2020.

The state said the deaths included a man in his 60s from San Juan County, a woman in her 60s from Lea County, a woman in her 40s from Otero County and a man in his 70s from Valencia County. 

The state Department of Health reported 137 new cases statewide, with seven in Santa Fe County and four in Rio Arriba County. 

Since March, the state said 207,701 people have tested positive for the virus.

Hospitalizations moved toward 100, with the state noting 98 people are now under care for COVID-19.

(3) comments

James Vandernaald

Were they vaccinated???

Daniel Mathews

My thoughts exactly. Maybe the SFNM could report on the vaccinated status of the deceased

James Manner

There's something called HIPAA. Look it up.

Welcome to the discussion.

Thank you for joining the conversation on Please familiarize yourself with the community guidelines. Avoid personal attacks: Lively, vigorous conversation is welcomed and encouraged, insults, name-calling and other personal attacks are not. No commercial peddling: Promotions of commercial goods and services are inappropriate to the purposes of this forum and can be removed. Respect copyrights: Post citations to sources appropriate to support your arguments, but refrain from posting entire copyrighted pieces. Be yourself: Accounts suspected of using fake identities can be removed from the forum.