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CORONAVIRUS

COVID-19 update: Monday, June 22, 2020

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Note: These statistics include updates from Monday afternoon, June 22, 2020.

New Mexico 10,694 cases, 298,076 tests (3.59% pos), 469 died, 4,742 recovered, 139 hospitalized.

June 21: 10,565 cases, 293,431 tests (3.6%), 469 died, 4,684 recovered, 134 hospitalized.

Doña Ana County 734 cases, 26,278 tests (2.79% pos), 6 died, 376 recovered.

June 21: 718 cases, 25,714 tests (2.79%), 6 died, 370 recovered.

Texas 114,881 cases, 1,767,701 tests (6.5% pos), 2,192 died, 69,190 recovered, 3,711 hospitalized.

June 21: 111,601 cases, 1,715,177 tests (6.51%), 2,182 died, 68,499 recovered, 3,409 hospitalized.

El Paso County 4,553 cases, 43,758 tests (10.4% pos), 120 died, 3,191 recovered, 95 hospitalized.

June 21: 4,488 cases, 43,488 tests (10.3%), 120 died, 3,175 recovered, 102 hospitalized.

Mexico 180,545 cases, 21,825 died, 135,279 recovered. June 19: 165,455 cases, 19,757 died, 123,095 recovered.

Estado de Chihuahua 3,973 cases, 562 died. June 21: 3,910 cases, 562 died, 743 recovered.

Cuidad Juarez 2,058 cases, 447 died. June 21: 2,052 cases, 447 died, 398 recovered.

United States 2,324,956 cases, 121,766 died, 721,716 recovered. June 19: 2,247,715 cases, 120,493 died, 699,975 recovered.

Worldwide 8,985,016 cases (1,156/M), 468,881 died, 4,455,591 recovered. June 19: 8,242,998 cases, (1,060/M), 445,535 died.

Population estimates: Worldwide 7.8B; US 331M; NM 2.1M, Doña Ana County 218T; TX 29.9M, El Paso County 841T; Mexico 129M, Estado de Chihuahua 3M, Cuidad Juarez 1.5M. Worldwide, U.S., Mexico statistics source: https://news.google.com/covid19/map

Also of note (June 22)

New Mexico has fourth best unemployment rate

New Mexico ranked fourth among all 50 states and D.C. in a survey of unemployment rates relative to COVID-19 conducted by the personal finance website WalletHub. Here are New Mexico’s rankings on Friday, June 19: 1) 87 percent change in unemployment, May 2020 (78,815 unemployed) vs May 2019, (42,160 unemployed), third best recovery in the U.S.; 2) 64.5 percent change in unemployment, May 2020 (78,815) vs January 2020 (47,900), third best in the U.S.; 3) 1,179 percent change in continued unemployment claims, May 2020 (105,568) vs May 2019 (8,256), 20th best recovery in the U.S.; 4) 8.8 percent unemployment rate, May 2020, ninth best in the U.S. WalletHub said the U.S. unemployment rate is now 13.3 percent. It reached 14.7 percent at its the peak of the pandemic. Visit https://wallethub.com/edu/states-with-biggest-increases-in-unemployment-rates/74907/.

New Mexico is 50th in child wellbeing

New Mexico continues to rank 50th in the nation for child well-being, according to the nonprofit New Mexico Voices for Children (NMVC). New Mexico also ranked 50th in 2013, 2018, and 2019, NMVC said.

 The Annie E. Casey Foundation looks at 16 indicators of child well-being that track economic, education and health issues, among others, then ranks the 50 states for the annual report. It uses the most recent data available, with most of the data for the current report coming from 2018, so it does not reflect the current pandemic and economic slowdown.

Among improvements for the state shown in the report was the child poverty rate, which at 26 percent, was the lowest it has been in nearly a decade, the news release said. The teen birth rate also continued to decline. The rate was 25 births per 1,000 female teens ages 15-19 – down from 66 per 1,000 in 2010. As the result of the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act in New Mexico, the percentage of children without health insurance, five percent statewide, ranked 24th in the nation.