SANTA FE, N.M. (WR) — The variety of confirmed coronavirus instances in New Mexico has elevated by 226 with three further deaths additionally reported Sunday.

That raises the state’s whole variety of COVID-19 instances to 21,016 with 654 recognized deaths.

Well being officers report 61 of the brand new instances have been residents of Bernalillo County, the state’s largest county that features Albuquerque.

Lea, McKinley and Luna counties had the very best numbers of coronavirus instances per capita in New Mexico over the previous two weeks, in response to an Related Press evaluation of knowledge collected by the Johns Hopkins College Middle for Methods Science and Engineering.

De Baca county is the one one of many state’s 33 counties with no confirmed COVID-19 case, in response to the WR evaluation.

For most individuals, the coronavirus causes gentle or reasonable signs, comparable to fever and cough.

However for some individuals who contract the virus, particularly those that are older or have underlying well being circumstances, it might probably trigger extra extreme sickness and demise.

The overwhelming majority of people who find themselves recognized with COVID-19 get better.