Record 9 deaths reported in Doña Ana County Saturday

New Mexico

DONA ANA COUNTY, New Mexico (KTSM) — New Mexico Health officials reported a record nine deaths in Doña Ana County on Saturday, including a man in his 20s. The nine deaths were part of 25 total deaths in New Mexico, bringing the number of COVID-19 related fatalities to 1,350 statewide.

Saturday’s deaths include a woman in her 40s, a man in his 40s, a woman in her 50s, a man in his 60s, a man and woman in their 70s, and a woman in her 90s.

In addition to the deaths, the State reported 291 new cases in Doña Ana County, 31 in Lincoln County, 26 in Otero County, and 51 in Luna County. The county had the most cases per-week to date this week, with 2,218 cases reported since Sunday.

Overall, Southern New Mexico has the following:

  • Doña Ana – 11,857 cases, 161 deaths
  • Lincoln – 637 cases, 7 deaths
  • Luna – 1,745 cases, 23 deaths
  • Otero – 1,172 cases, 23 deaths

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

California Correspondent Latest Stories

More Salvador Rivera

El Paso Correspondent Latest Stories

More Julian Resendiz

South Texas Correspondent Latest Stories

More Sandra Sanchez

Border Report Correspondents' Stories

Latest Stories

Washington D.C.

More Washington D.C.

About Border Report

The mission of is to provide real-time delivery of the untold local stories about people living, working and migrating along the U.S. border with Mexico. The information is gathered by experienced and trusted Nexstar Media Group journalists hired specifically to cover the border.