The Number of COVID-19 Vaccines Administered in New Mexico Rises Significantly
March 19, 2021
On March 17th, New Mexico announced a massive increase in the number of COVID-19 vaccines administered across the state. As stated in the article by CBS4 Local: New Mexico Reports Huge Jump in COVID-19 Vaccines Administered Across State
, almost a million cumulative doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been distributed in New Mexico. The number of administered doses has increased by around 150,000 in the same week of the announcement.
According to federal data combined with New Mexico's COVID-19 vaccine rollout data, 20.8% (349,413) of New Mexicans have been completely vaccinated, and 35.4% (595,360) have received at least one of the two-shot vaccines. A total of 1,131,335 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been made available in the state.
The New Mexico Department of Health announced 255 new COVID-19 cases on March 16th, as well as 12 new deaths linked to the outbreak. As of that same day New Mexico has reported 188,907 COVID-19 cases total, 168,976 of which survived, 3,872 people died as a result of the disease; and 123 people were hospitalized for COVID-19, which may include people who tested positive in another place but are now in the area.
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