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NMPED COVID-19 Update: 8 Staff Members And 4 Students Test Positive In New Mexico Public Schools In Last 24 Hours

NMPED News:

SANTA FE — The Public Education Department announced this afternoon 12 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.

Rapid response has been initiated, and all pertinent information has been verified with the schools and school districts.

The following new cases have been reported:

  • Three cases in Chaves County. Two of the infected individual are staff members who were last on campus Sept. 14 and Sept. 22. Additionally, one student tested positive and was last on campus on Sept. 15.  All staff members and the parents and guardians of all students in the affected school have been

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New Mexico COVID-19 Update: 143 New Cases, Total Now At 28,985 With 3 New Deaths And 16,422 Patients Recovered

STATE News:

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 143 additional positive tests for COVID-19.

Los Alamos County remains at 33 cases that have tested positive for COVID-19.

Today’s update includes 3 new deaths related to COVID-19.

The New Mexico Department of Health reported today the most recent cases:

  • 47 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 5 new cases in Chaves County
  • 1 new case in Cibola County
  • 11 new cases in Curry County
  • 19 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 4 new cases in Eddy County
  • 4 new cases in Grant County
  • 2 new cases in Lea County
  • 3 new cases in Luna County
  • 10 new cases

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Chart 198: COVID-19 In New Mexico Sept. 28

This chart shows the overall COVID-19 risk by state. The nonprofit organization Covid Act Now monitors daily diagnoses, infection rates, testing positivity, ICU headroom and contacts traced in each state. The overall COVID-19 risk is based on these five metrics. The high infection rate is responsible for New Mexico being classified as high risk. Map credit: mapchart.net. Source: covidactnow.org. Created by Eli Ben-Naim

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Scenes From Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church Celebrating First Sunday Worship Service Since March 8

Members of the congregation of Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church gathered in person this morning outside in the parking lot at 2390 North Road to celebrate Sunday worship service for the first time since March 8. Before the service Pastor Nicolé Raddu Ferry told the Los Alamos Daily Post, ‘It will be safe! It will be together! It will be during a beautiful fall morning!’ Visit www.bethluth.com. Photo by Nate Limback/ladailypost.com

Scene of the outdoor worship service this morning in the parking lot at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church at 2390 North Road. Photo by Nate Limback/ladailypost.com


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New Mexico COVID-19 Update: 159 New Cases, Total Now At 28,844 With Zero New Deaths And 16,301 Patients Recovered

STATE News:

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 159 additional positive tests for COVID-19.

Los Alamos County remains at 33 cases that have tested positive for COVID-19.

Today’s update includes zero new deaths related to COVID-19.

The New Mexico Department of Health reported today the most recent cases:

  • 32 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 11 new cases in Chaves County
  • 1 new case in Cibola County
  • 6 new cases in Colfax County
  • 3 new cases in Curry County
  • 20 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 29 new cases in Eddy County
  • 17 new cases in Lea County
  • 1 new cases in Lincoln County

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New Mexico COVID-19 Update: 206 New Cases, Total Now At 28,692 With 5 New Deaths And 16,211 Patients Recovered

STATE News:

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 206 additional positive tests for COVID-19.

Los Alamos County remains at 33 cases that have tested positive for COVID-19.

Today’s update also announces 5 new deaths reported in New Mexico related to COVID-19.

The New Mexico Department of Health reported today the most recent cases:

  • 40 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 33 new cases in Chaves County
  • 8 new cases in Cibola County
  • 8 new cases in Curry County
  • 39 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 11 new cases in Eddy County
  • 12 new cases in Lea County
  • 3 new cases in Lincoln County

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AG Balderas And Identity Theft Resource Center To Assist COVID-19 Scam Victims With Phone Bank Event

AG News:

SANTA FE — The New Mexico Identity Theft Coalition, under the leadership of the New Mexico Office of the Attorney General, and the Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity crime, announced Thursday that they will hold a phone bank as part of a nationwide effort to help victims of COVID-19 scams and identity crime.

Anyone who has been the victim of a COVID-19 scam or identity theft can call in during this time for resources and direct assistance. 

“Unfortunately our current state of emergency


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NMPED COVID-19 Update: 13 Staff Members And 1 Student Test Positive In New Mexico Public Schools In Last 24 Hours

NMPED News:

SANTA FE — The Public Education Department announced Friday afternoon 14 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.

Rapid response has been initiated, and all pertinent information has been verified with the schools and school districts.

The following new cases have been reported:

  • One case in Bernalillo County. The infected individual is a staff member who was last on campus Sept. 18. The school is in the remote learning mode. All staff members and the parents and guardians of all students in the affected school have been notified of the positive case.
  • Four cases in three

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Chart 195: COVID-19 In New Mexico Sept. 25

The bars in this chart show the number of diagnoses versus date, and the line shows the seven-day average. The state of New Mexico is on the verge of meeting the ‘high risk state’ classification, according to criteria set by New Mexico Department of Health. These criteria are used to require self quarantine by travelers from out of state coming from high risk states. The seven-day average is currently 7.85 per 100,000 people, merely 2 percent shy of the threshold of 8. Source: New Mexico Department of Health. Created by Eli Ben-Naim

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New Mexico COVID-19 Update: 263 New Cases, Total Now At 28,487 With 6 New Deaths And 16,020 Patients Recovered

STATE News:

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 263 additional positive tests for COVID-19.

Los Alamos County has 1 new case today bringing the total to 33 cases that have tested positive for COVID-19.

Today’s update also announces 6 new deaths reported in New Mexico related to COVID-19.

The New Mexico Department of Health reported today the most recent cases:

  • 51 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 33 new cases in Chaves County
  • 1 new case in Cibola County
  • 1 new case in Colfax County
  • 10 new cases in Curry County
  • 54 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 27 new cases in Eddy County

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NMPED COVID-19 Update: 5 Staff Members And 1 Students Test Positive In New Mexico Public Schools In Last 24 Hours

NMPED COVID-19 update:

SANTA FE – The Public Education Department announced this afternoon six new positive cases of COVID-19 in the last 24-hours.

Rapid response has been initiated, and all pertinent information has been verified with the schools and school districts.

The following new cases have been reported:

  • Two cases at two public schools in Eddy County. Both infected individuals are staff members. The infected individuals were last on campus Sept. 14 and Sept. 18. All staff members and the parents and guardians of all students in the affected school have been notified of the positive

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New Mexico COVID-19 Update: 239 New Cases, Total Now At 28,224 With 2 New Deaths And 15,825 Patients Recovered

STATE News:

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 239 additional positive tests for COVID-19.

Los Alamos County remains at 32 cases that have tested positive for COVID-19.

Today’s update also announces 2 new deaths reported in New Mexico related to COVID-19.

The New Mexico Department of Health reported today the most recent cases:

  • 58 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 16 new cases in Chaves County
  • 5 new cases in Cibola County
  • 11 new cases in Curry County
  • 29 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 23 new cases in Eddy County
  • 7 new cases in Grant County
  • 16 new cases in Lea County
  • 3

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Chart 194: COVID-19 In New Mexico Sept. 24

This chart reflects the change in number of diagnoses during a two week period by county. The percentages indicate change in number of diagnoses for the two week period ending Se. 23 compared with the two week period ending Sept, 9. The statewide figure is highlighted, while counties with less than 20 diagnoses are not shown. Five counties: Cibola, Guadalupe, Sierra, Socorro and Torrance had either zero or one case in the two weeks preceding Sept. 9. The total number of diagnoses in these five counties has increased over 15-fold, from 3 to 46. In Los Alamos county, there were 4 diagnoses over the

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American Academy Of Actuaries Publishes New Issue Brief On COVID-19 Impact On Pension Plans

AAA News:

The American Academy of Actuaries (AAA) has published a new issue brief on COVID-19 and its impact on pension plans.

 

Highlights include:

  • There is much uncertainty about the impacts of COVID-19 on both near-term and assumed long-term future mortality.
  • The effects of the pandemic on the economy, on workforce patterns, and on plan sponsors’ budgets are likely to be far more financially significant to most pension plans, at least in the near term, than the effect on mortality. There is expected to be wide variance among the plans themselves, regardless of whether they are private

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Sen. Udall Leads Indian Affairs Hearing On Legislation To Address Broadband, Health Care Access In Indian Country

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall

U.S. SENATE News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, joined committee chairman John Hoeven (R-N.D.) to convene a legislative hearing on five bills, including the Bridging the Tribal Digital Divide Act and the Native Behavioral Health Access Improvement Act.

The Bridging the Tribal Digital Divide Act, introduced by Udall along with U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), would accelerate the deployment of broadband services to Native communities by coordinating and


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NMPED COVID-19 Update: 4 Staff Members And 2 Students Test Positive In New Mexico Public Schools In Last 24 Hours

NMPED COVID-19 update:

SANTA FE – The Public Education Department announced this afternoon six new positive cases of COVID-19 in the last 24-hours.

Rapid response has been initiated, and all pertinent information has been verified with the schools and school districts.

The following new cases have been reported:

  • Two cases at two public schools in Bernalillo County that are in the remote learning mode. One infected individual is a student; the other is a staff member. All staff members and the parents and guardians of all students in the affected school have been notified of the positive cases.

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New Mexico COVID-19 Update: 200 New Cases, Total Now At 27,987 With 3 New Deaths And 15,669 Patients Recovered

STATE News:

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 200 additional positive tests for COVID-19.

Los Alamos County has 1 new case today bringing the total to 32 cases that have tested positive for COVID-19.

Today’s update also announces 3 new deaths reported in New Mexico related to COVID-19.

The New Mexico Department of Health reported today the most recent cases:

  • 28 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 22 new cases in Chaves County
  • 7 new cases in Cibola County
  • 2 new cases in Colfax County
  • 15 new cases in Curry County
  • 33 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 22 new cases in Eddy County

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Chart 193: COVID-19 In New Mexico Sept. 23

Effective today, Sept. 23, the state of New Mexico revised restrictions for travelers incoming from out of state. Travelers from 10 low-risk states and the District of Columbia are exempt from the mandatory self quarantine requirement. For a state to be classified as a low risk, it must meet two criteria: (i) test positivity rate below 5 percent and (ii) seven-day average of daily diagnoses below 8 per 100,000 residents. Source: https://www.newmexico.org/covid-19-traveler-information/. Map credit: mapchart.net. Created by Eli Ben-Naim

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