New Mexico had 959 new coronavirus cases and 15 additional COVID-19 deaths as of Wednesday, and an unnamed Santa Fe County man in his 20s was among the fatalities, according to the state Department of Health.

Thirty of New Mexico's 33 counties reported at least one new case. At the top of the list were Bernalillo County, with 217 new cases; McKinley County, with 87; San Juan County, 77; Grant County, 69; Sandoval County, 64; and Doña Ana County, 49. 

The other deaths included four people in Bernalillo County; two each from Valencia and Otero counties; and one each from Cibola, Grant, Luna, McKinley, San Juan and Taos counties. 

New Mexico's total number of virus cases rose to 272,855, while the number of COVID-19-related deaths reached 5,027. 

As of Wednesday, 389 people were hospitalized statewide due to COVID-19 complications. 

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Karen Langevin

Is it possible to include new cases, deaths and hospitalizations broken down by breakthrough infections (vaccinated) and non-vaccinated infections? I think the public would benefit by that information.

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