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COVID-19 update: Thursday, July 30, 2020


COVID-19 Statistics (Thursday, July 30, 2020 updates)

New Mexico 20,388 cases, 551,637 tests (3.696% pos), 635 died, 8,015 recovered, 156 hospitalized. July 29: 20,136 cases, 544,611 tests (3.697%), 632 died, 7,817 recovered, 158 hospitalized.

Doña Ana County 2,139 cases, 50,313 tests (4.25% pos), 19 died, 844 recovered. July 29: 2,118 cases, 49,897 tests (4.235%), 19 died, 815 recovered.

Hospitalizations in Doña Ana, Catron, Socorro, Grant, Sierra, Luna, Lincoln, Hidalgo and Otero counties:

July 24: 31 positive COVID admissions; 64 (of 112 available) ICU beds, 16 ventilators (of 82 available) in use.

July 15: 36 positive COVID admissions; 65 ICU beds, 14 ventilators in use. (ICU/ventilator figures are for all patients; no breakdown available of how many are in use by COVID-19 patients.)

Texas 412,107 cases, 3,911,270 tests (10.537% pos), 6,190 died, 260,542 recovered, 9,296 hospitalized. July 29: 403,307 cases, 3,849,040 tests (10.478%), 6,274 died, 251,346 recovered, 9,595 hospitalized.

El Paso County 13,939 cases, 76,140 tests (18.31% pos), 259 died, 10,476 recovered, 279 hospitalized. July 29: 13,807 cases, 75,408 tests (18.315%), 252 died, 10,280 recovered, 266 hospitalized.   

Mexico 408,449 cases, 45,361 died, 267,147 recovered. July 29: 402,697 cases, 44,876 died, 261,457 recovered.

Estado de Chihuahua 7,996 cases, 901 died, 2,715 recovered. July 29: 7,894 cases, 893 died.

Ciudad Juarez 4,483 cases, 655 died. July 29: 4,428 cases, 651 died.

United States 4,510,801 cases, 153,027 died, 2,209,418 recovered. July 29: 4,461,216 cases, 152,042 died, 2,170,898 recovered.

Canada 116,470 cases, 8,917 died, 100,465 recovered. July 29: 115,248 cases, 8,914 died, 100,313 recovered.

Worldwide 17,039,160 cases (2,191/M), 667,084 died, 9,964,678 recovered. July 29: 16,810,315 cases (2,162/M), 661,917 died, 9,804,588 recovered.

Population Worldwide 7.8B; United States 329.5M, New Mexico 2.1M, Doña Ana County 218T; Texas 29.9M, El Paso County 841T; Mexico 129M, Estado de Chihuahua 3M, Ciudad Juarez 1.5M; Canada 37.74M


What is COVID-19?  (World Health Organization)

Coronaviruses cause respiratory infections from the common cold to Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The newest coronavirus causes COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019), unknown until cases were reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019. The most common symptoms are fever, dry cough and tiredness; less common are aches and pains, nasal congestion, headache, sore throat, conjunctivitis, diarrhea, loss of taste or smell or a skin rash or discoloration of fingers or toes. Symptoms are usually mild and begin gradually. About 80 percent recover without hospitalization; about 20 percent become seriously ill and develop difficulty breathing. Older people and those with underlying medical problems like high blood pressure, heart and lung problems, diabetes or cancer are at higher risk of serious illness.



Dec 31, 2019 First cases confirmed in Wuhan, China Jan 21, 2020 First U.S. cases reported Jan 30 World Health Organization declares global health emergency Feb 29 First U.S. death reported March 13 U.S. declares national health emergency March 23 New Mexico public health order closes nonessential businesses June 1 New Mexico public health order allows limited indoor dining July 13 New Mexico public health order prohibits indoor dining; close-contact businesses limited to 25 percent of capacity.



World Health Organization www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov

International COVID-19 statistics https://news.google.com/covid19/map?hl=en-US&gl=US&ceid=US%3Aen

New Mexico Department of Health https://cvprovider.nmhealth.org/public-dashboard.html

New Mexico public health orders https://cv.nmhealth.org/public-health-orders-and-executive-orders/

City of Las Cruces www.las-cruces.org/AlertCenter.aspx and covid19lascruces.com

Doña Ana County and Joint Information Center www.donaanacounty.org