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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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Posted on January 28, 2021

Thursday, January 27, 2021

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health on Wednesday announced the updated statewide COVID-19 map for the two-week period beginning Jan. 27, with Sierra County now at the Yellow Level.

  • Essential businesses (non-retail): No capacity restrictions.
  • Essential retail spaces: 33% of maximum capacity
  • Food and drink establishments: 25% of maximum capacity for indoor dining.
  • All other businesses: 25% of maximum capacity.
  • Houses of worship: 33% of the maximum capacity.
  • Places of lodging: 60% of maximum occupancy.
  • Mass gatherings limit: 10 persons; 25 vehicles
  • Close-contact recreational facilities: Remain closed

No new cases or deaths of COVID-19 were reported yesterday in Sierra County. Sierra Vista Hospital is encouraging everyone to come by and be tested for COVID-19 – with or without symptoms. No age limits, no appointments. Drive-by testing this Saturday in the main parking lot from 9am to 3pm. GET TESTED – Help keep Sierra County open!