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Senator Cliff Pirtle Speaks Out about Chaves County Remaining ‘Yellow’

Chaves county outperforms several Green and Turquoise counties in key gating metrics

Santa Fe – Last Wednesday, the changes to the COVID-19 Red to Turquoise reopening framework shifted most counties to green or turquoise. Despite the updates, Chaves county remains in the only county in the yellow category. The COVID-19 statistics for the state shows Chaves County outperforming several counties in the Turquoise and Green categories in terms of daily case average, vaccination rate, and test positivity rate. Senator Cliff Pirtle (District 32 – Chaves, Eddy & Otero) released the following statement regarding the county’s status:

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