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SFPS contractor positive for COVID-19 | Coronavirus

Santa Fe Public Schools announced a 10th contractor or employee has tested positive for COVID-19 since mid-July, and though all cases are believed to have been contracted outside of work, Superintendent Veronica García said it’s another reminder the district is too large to completely avoid contact with the disease. The …

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Southern Virginia listed as surge area for COVID-19 cases | Coronavirus

Halifax County is now a surge area for the coronavirus, according to a weekly update by the Virginia Department of Health and University of Virginia’s COVID-19 model. There are 16 health districts experiencing these surges in cases in Virginia including all areas in Southern Virginia. Other surge districts expand northward …

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New Mexico has 6 additional COVID-19 deaths | Coronavirus

New Mexico recorded six more COVID-19 deaths on Friday, including a Rio Arriba County woman in her 80s, bringing the statewide total to 675. Three of the newly reported fatalities were in Doña Ana County, while the others occurred in Bernalillo and Lincoln counties. New Mexico also added 197 novel …

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New Mexico sees drop in coronavirus cases | Coronavirus

The New Mexican For the second straight day, New Mexico saw a drop in newly reported coronavirus cases, suggesting the state’s recent spike may be leveling off. The state Department of Health on Saturday reported 210 new infections, including 15 in Santa Fe County, to bring the statewide total to …

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Lujan Grisham reinstates some restrictions as cases surge | Coronavirus

New Mexico’s slow economic reopening is rolling back as coronavirus cases rise in the state and across the nation, with severe spikes in Texas and Arizona. New Mexico, in the past two weeks, has seen a 79 percent increase in the daily count of new cases, a top state health …

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Kemp urges Georgians to take responsibility for stopping COVID-19 | Coronavirus

Gov. Brian Kemp put the responsibility for stopping the spread of COVID-19 on the people of Georgia during a stop in Brunswick on Thursday. Speaking under the portico of the Nunnally House in Brunswick, Kemp said despite calls to do so that he did not intend on mandating the public …

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Mills County still dealing with coronavirus disaster | News

(Glenwood) — Mills County residents still face a long-term disaster with COVID-19. That’s according to Larry Hurst, the county’s emergency management coordinator, as the number of coronavrius cases continues to rise in his county. Three more cases were confirmed on Friday, bringing the county’s total to 29. Speaking on KMA’s …

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New Mexico’s coronavirus infection rate drops | Coronavirus

New Mexico’s cooling northwestern hot spot is pushing the state’s overall COVID-19 infection rate down, a welcome reversal from two weeks ago when a spike caused health officials to consider resuming tougher restrictions. The state’s transmission rate is 0.93, meaning 100 people would spread the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, …

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Governor, health officials: Coronavirus cases on the rise | Local News

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state health officials said New Mexico has seen an uptick in novel coronavirus cases in the past 10 days. “In part, this is likely to do with reopening,” Human Services Secretary David Scrase said. “Human interactions cause these curves to go up.” Before the uptick, …

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New Mexico reports 143 additional cases of novel coronavirus | Coronavirus

State health officials announced 143 newly confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday, including five in Santa Fe County, bringing the state’s total to 8,940. Four more people in New Mexico died of COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the virus. The state now has 396 deaths related to the …

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