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CORONAVIRUS

COVID-19 update: Monday, May 18, 2020

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(EDITOR’S NOTE: This information is current as of Monday afternoon, May 18, 2020.)

 

Daily statistics

New Mexico: May 18: 6,096 cases, 270 deaths. May 17: 5,938 cases, 265 deaths. Doña Ana County: May 18: 309 cases, 2 deaths. May 17: 294 cases, 2 deaths. (https://cv.nmhealth.org/)

Texas: May 18: 48,693 cases, 1,347 deaths, 28,371 recoveries. May 15: 45,198 cases, 1,272 deaths, 25,454 recoveries. El Paso County: May 18: 1,772 cases, 47 deaths. May 15: 1,607 cases, 43 deaths. (www.dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus; “Case Counts”)

Mexico: May 18: 49,219 cases, 5,177 deaths, 33,329 recoveries. May 15: 42,595 cases, 4,477 deaths, 28,475 recoveries. State of Chihuahua: May 18: 1,150 cases, 201 deaths. May 15: 1,000 cases, 189 deaths. Cuidad Juarez: May 18: 672 cases, 158 deaths. May 15: 615 cases, 152 deaths. (Note: coronavirus data is more difficult to accurately track in Mexico.)

United States: May 18: 1,525,646 cases, 90,263 deaths, 286,681 cases. May 15: 1,460,159 cases, 87,218 deaths, 254,987 recoveries. (https://news.google.com/covid19/map?hl=en-US&gl=US&ceid=US:en)

Worldwide: May 18: 4,758,937 cases (612 per million), 316,277 deaths, 1,754,891 recoveries. May 15: 4,483,864 cases (577 per million), 303,825 deaths, 1,609,475 recoveries.

 

Regional statistics

New Mexico (May 18) (New Mexico population: 2.1 million)

137,620 tests; May 17: 133,253

6,096 positive (4.43 percent); May 17: 5,938 (4.456 percent)

213 currently hospitalized; May 17: 211

1,796 recoveries; May 17: 1,755

270 deaths; May 17: 265

Doña Ana County: May 18: 309 cases, 10,266 tests (3 percent positive); May 17: 294 cases. May 15: 270 cases, 8,855 tests (3 percent). Two deaths.

 

Texas (May 18) (Texas population: 29.9 million)

723,013 tests; May 15: 645,992

48,693 positive (6.735 percent); May 15: 45,198 (7 percent)

1,551 currently hospitalized; May 15: 1,716

28,371 recoveries; May 15: 25,454

1,347 deaths; May 15: 1,272

El Paso County: May 18: 1,772 cases, 47 deaths, 903 recoveries, 74 currently hospitalized. May 15: 1,607 cases, 43 deaths, 793 recoveries, 76 hospitalized.

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