Five Santa Fe County residents were among the 35 additional COVID-19 deaths reported Thursday by the state Department of Health.
The local deaths included three women and two men. The women ranged in age from 50 to 80, and two were hospitalized. One of the men was in his 80s; the other was in his 90s and lived at the Pacifica Senior Living facility in Santa Fe.
COVID-19 has claimed the lives of 3,044 New Mexicans, including 104 Santa Fe County residents.
Health officials reported 997 new coronavirus cases, bringing the statewide total to 166,823 since the pandemic began.
Santa Fe County had 39 new infections, and the Penitentiary of New Mexico near Santa Fe reported 10 new cases among inmates.
On Thursday, 644 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in New Mexico.