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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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Daily Awareness – April 23, 2020

Posted on April 23, 2020

The Governor to extend “Stay Home Order” in a COVID-19 news conference yesterday in Santa Fe. Michelle Lujan Grisham said she will instruct the NM Health Department to extend the shut down to May 15th, 2020. As many states have already started to reopen New Mexico’s economy and non-essential businesses remain closed.

While staying at home during this period take a few minutes out of your day to fill out the census. Go online to my2020census.gov/ (You do not need a Census ID to fill out the census online).

The state has 2,210 cases of Covid-19 according to the NM Health Website, while 41,232 tests have been performed. Tuesday, we had 139 new cases and 6 new deaths, raising the state total to 71.  Statewide 121 people are hospitalized, while 547 people have recovered.  Hot zones remain Bernalillo, McKinley, Sandoval, and San Juan counties. No cases have been reported in Sierra County.

If you need food, email food@sierraco.org or call the county administrative office (575) 894-6215. The email should include your name, address, phone number, and the number of people in the home. We have currently provided food to 322 people in Sierra County.