Healthcare

New Mexico COVID-19 Cases Now At 15,028 With 2 New Deaths And 6,322 Patients Recovered

STATE News:

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 262 additional positive tests for COVID-19.

Los Alamos County has another new case today, bringing the total to 12 cases that have tested positive for COVID-19.

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

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

  • 111 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 2 new cases in Chaves County
  • 2 new cases in Cibola County
  • 4 new cases in Curry County
  • 32 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 2 new cases in Eddy County
  • 1 new case in

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World Health Organization Announces Independent Panel To Evaluate Global Response To COVID-19 Pandemic

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO News:

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has announced the initiation of the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPR) to evaluate the world’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In remarks to WHO Member States, Dr. Tedros said the Panel will be co-chaired by former Prime Minister of New Zealand Helen Clark and former President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Prime Minister Clark went to on lead the United Nations Development Programme and President Sirleaf is a recipient


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Neeper: The Complexity Of COVID

By DON NEEPER
Formerly of Los Alamos

COVID-19 shocked the complex system that is our society. Our collective reactions to COVID might be as dangerous as the virus itself.

Society is one example of what scientists call a complex system—many actors (in this case people and institutions) altering individual moves based on responses of the other actors. Complex systems can have emergent system-wide patterns, like the schooling of fish or the fluctuations of the stock market.

Systems become complex as the number of contacts between actors increases. Within two human generations, the number of


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New Mexico Environment Department Posts Notice Of Imminent Endangerment After Four Employees Test Positive For COVID-19 At Las Cruces Walmart

Walmart Supercenter at 3331 Rinconada Blvd. in Las Cruces. Courtesy photo

NMED News: 

LAS CRUCES — This morning, the Occupational Health and Safety Bureau of the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) posted a notice of imminent and substantial endangerment to employees and the public at the Walmart Supercenter at 3331 Rinconada Blvd. in Las Cruces.

The store, which employs more than 400 people, must close immediately after four employees tested positive for COVID-19 over the last three weeks.

Walmart stated they do not require employees who test positive to self-quarantine for 14 days,


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New Mexico COVID-19 Cases Now At 14,773 With 4 New Deaths And 6,271 Patients Recovered

STATE News:

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 230 additional positive tests for COVID-19.

Los Alamos County remains at 11 cases that have tested positive for COVID-19.

Today’s update announces 4 additional deaths reported in New Mexico related to COVID-19.

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

  • 80 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 1 new case in Catron County
  • 1 new case in Chaves County
  • 2 new cases in Cibola County
  • 12 new cases in Curry County
  • 32 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 13 new cases in Eddy County
  • 2 new cases in Grant County

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Chart 119: COVID-19 In New Mexico July 11

Positive test rates by state. The bars display the percentage of COVID-19 tests that came back positive by state during the seven day period ending July 11. New Mexico and its five surrounding states are highlighted. The World Health Organization recommends that positive test rates remain below 5%. Source: Johns Hopkins University. Created by Eli Ben-Naim


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Environment Department Seeks Nearly 30 New Employees To Assist In New Mexico’s Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic

NMED News:

SANTA FE — The New Mexico Environment Department and the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions announces that the state’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) program is seeking nearly 30 new employees ready to assist in New Mexico’s fight against COVID-19.

The Environment Department’s OSHA program ensures all employers in New Mexico provide a safe and healthy place to work for their employees.

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the state, it is critical that every employer safeguards their employees from contracting or transmitting COVID in the


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New Mexico COVID-19 Cases Now At 14,549 With 6 New Deaths And 6,181 Patients Recovered

STATE News:

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 301 additional positive tests for COVID-19.

Los Alamos County remains at 11 cases that have tested positive for COVID-19.

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

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

  • 73 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 7 new cases in Chaves County
  • 1 new case in Cibola County
  • 8 new cases in Curry County
  • 44 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 3 new cases in Eddy County
  • 1 new case in Grant County
  • 8 new cases in Hidalgo County

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