This map displays the total number of COVID-19 diagnoses per 100 people by county. Source: New York Times. Map: mapchart.net. Created by Eli Ben-Naim
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Mary Ellen Emily Quintana
RIO ARRIBA COUNTY – The New Mexico State Police (NMSP) seeks assistance from the public in locating Mary Ellen Emily Quintana, 73, of Radium Springs.
Quintana told family members she would be traveling to Española. It is unknown when she left Radium Springs, or when she arrived in Española.
Her 1994 green Ford Explorer was located by NMSP abandoned on State Road 76 around mile post 13 near Cordova.
Quintana is described as 5’01” tall, 140 pounds with brown eyes and black and white hair. It is unknown what she is wearing.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts
…Saturday and Sunday COVID case counts released each Monday
SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) announced Friday that it will no longer release a daily COVID-19 case count report on Saturdays and Sundays.
Instead, the state will provide a consolidated weekend report each Monday. Day-by-day breakdowns of case counts for Saturday and Sunday will no longer be available.
Note: NMDOH also has shifted the time frame covered by its daily Epidemiology and Response Division reports – which include the daily case count press release. Instead of reporting
Ofc. Darian Jarrott was laid to rest Feb. 12 during a private burial in Lordsburg.
This update identifies the officers involved and gives additional details leading up to the shooting.
LUNA COUNTY – New Mexico State Police (NMSP) Ofc. Darian Jarrott initiated a traffic stop on a white Chevrolet pickup Feb. 4, on Interstate 10 eastbound, near mile marker 102 east of Deming.
During the traffic stop, Ofc. Jarrott asked the driver, identified as Omar Felix Cueva, 39, of Deming to exit the vehicle.
Cueva exited the driver’s side holding an AR-15 style rifle and fired at least one shot at Ofc.
SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials today announced 126 new COVID-19 cases.
Los Alamos County reports zero new cases today so the total remains at 505 people who have tested positive for COVID-19. (County totals are subject to change upon further investigation and determination of residency of individuals positive for COVID-19.)
Today’s update includes 2 new deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19.
The New Mexico Department of Health reports today’s most recent cases:
County Environmental Services News:
The recycling world can be confusing as the rules change often. One item that confuses a lot of people is which battery can be recycled and which battery can be tossed in the trash.
This article covers what can and cannot be thrown in the trash, a little background as to why, and where to take batteries that need to be recycled.
In the past, single-use batteries commonly found in households (AA, AAA, 9V, D-cell, Etc.) could not be thrown in the trash mainly because they were created with chemicals and metals that were hazardous.
Now, single-use alkaline batteries
NMDOH Secretary Dr. Tracie Collins
SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) announced today that one-third of New Mexicans 16 years and older are now fully vaccinated. This follows Thursday’s announcement that more than 50 percent of New Mexicans 16 years and older have received at least a first shot.
“These milestones matter,” NMDOH Secretary Dr. Tracie Collins said. “They show very clearly that our vaccination efforts are working, and that we’re moving faster than any state in the country toward herd immunity.”
NMDOH encourages New Mexicans to register at vaccineNM.org
This map displays the percentage of residents receiving at least one vaccine dose by county. Shown are the 25 counties where at least 50 percent of the population are vaccinated. Los Alamos ranks 5th out of 3,224 counties nationwide. Remarkably, 11 New Mexico counties rank in the top 25 nationwide, including seven in north-central New Mexico: Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, Sandoval, San Miguel, Santa Fe and Taos. Source: covidactnow.org. Map: mapchart.net. Created by Eli Ben-Naim
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