New Mexico data shows apparent ‘deceleration’ in new COVID-19 cases


NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – After more than a month of concern about a steep upward trend of new COVID-19 cases amid the spread of the more infectious Delta variant, New Mexico’s top health officials indicated signs of hope for a slowing rate of new infections. The latest data presented in a news conference Wednesday appears to show a “deceleration of growth in new cases,” however, the state believes hospital capacity will remain a concern for at least another two weeks.

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