• Dan McKay

Congratulations! 66.4% of New Mexicans has had at least one shot. NM virus cases lowest in 9 months!

Link to ABQ Journal Article

Nurse prepares Covid-19 Vaccine dose.
Credit: Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal

SANTA FE – The average number of new COVID-19 cases in New Mexico has fallen to its lowest level in nine months, according to state data released Tuesday.

The Department of Health detected an average of 93 new cases a day over the most recent seven-day period – a 60% decline from a month ago. It’s also the lowest average since the week of Labor Day.

The share of New Mexicans 16 and older who are fully vaccinated rose 0.2 percentage points

to 56.9% on Tuesday, the state said. About 66.4% have received at least one dose.

The state’s goal is to reach 60% of adults fully vaccinated by June 30.

Two weeks after hitting the target, state officials say, New Mexico plans to lift capacity limits on businesses, although some regulations may remain in place.

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