ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Many New Mexico hospitals are at or near capacity as the number of COVID-19 patients, as well as the demand for more health care workers, continues to rise.
SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and state officials will host a remote news conference on Monday, Nov. 30 at 3:00 p.m. to provide an update on COVID-19 in New Mexico and the forthcoming county-by-county framework for the state’s pandemic response. KRQE News 13 will stream the conference
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The state has launched a new proactive testing and contact tracing program to help keep more stores open. The voluntary program is only being offered to essential businesses and allows businesses to avoid closing down after they’ve had positive COVID cases. Businesses must agree to test 100 percent
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Legislature has approved a $330 million economic relief package aimed at helping unemployed workers and certain businesses that have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Passage came Tuesday night as lawmakers rushed to wrap up a one-day session that was called
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
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
“The KUNM community is heartbroken to say that News Director Hannah Colton died earlier this week at age 29. She has been a brilliant news leader during the pandemic, guiding the team and editing stories about the virus, the calls to stop racist policing and the 2020 election.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – State lawmakers sparred on Thursday over whether to delay a legislative session that traditionally starts in mid-January, potentially deferring Democratic initiatives on cannabis, abortion rights, and education funding.
Out-of-state workers being contracted to help with increased hospitalizations ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — COVID-19 has hospitals around the state approaching or already above capacity. Hundreds of out-of-state workers are now helping handle that increase. KOAT spoke with the largest hospitals in the state.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced she will hold a remote COVID-19 update on Thursday. New Mexico continues to see a record number of COVID-19 cases. Hospitalizations of patients with COVID-19 also set a record Tuesday.
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