COVID-19

Capitol’s COVID-19 spike could be bad Thanksgiving preview

Congress is experiencing a spike in COVID-19 cases among lawmakers while doing exactly what Americans are being warned not to do for Thanksgiving this year: gathering together after traveling from all over the country. In the last week alone, seven members of Congress have tested positive for COVID-19 with three

New Mexico mayor puts barricades around hotel holding COVID-19 patients

Mayor, residents at odds over handling of situation SOCORRO, N.M. — Socorro Mayor Dr. Ravi Bhasker had police place barricades outside the Days Inn on Monday. While Bhasker tells me police are not preventing people from coming and going, the whole situation has both Bhasker and some residents very upset.

Acoma governor: Closing of vital services at ACL hospital ‘devastating’ to area

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Leaders of the Pueblo of Acoma are declaring a state of emergency after they said Indian Health Service has shut down critical health care services at their only hospital. The Acoma-Canoncito-Laguna Hospital, also known as ACL Hospital, is the only healthcare facility available for residents who people who live

Texas surpasses 20,000 virus deaths, second highest in US

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has surpassed 20,000 confirmed coronavirus deaths as COVID-19 continues to surge in the United States. Researchers with Johns Hopkins University say the death count, reached Monday, is the second highest in the country, behind New York. Texas has the 22nd highest death count per capita