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At the time of this report, the New Mexico Department of Health, announced a total 11,192 New Mexico COVID-19 confirmed positive cases with 5,047 individuals reported as totally recovered. Governor Lujan-Grisham has announced that any update to the public order scheduled for July 1st has been paused for a week or more. Most regions of the state are experiencing an uptick of COVID-19 cases.  People are instructed to continue to adhere to the following:

  • Use face coverings in all public settings,
  • Maintain current occupancy limits for retail businesses, restaurants gyms, lodgers, salons, and all non-essential businesses
  • The 14-day quarantine for most out-of-state visitors will remain unchanged (required for airport travel)
  • Concerts, performing arts venues, festivals, fairs, trade shows, and other mass congregation events will remain off limits.

The Cobre High School Media film program has received $2,500 from Intel in celebration of the company’s 40th anniversary on New Mexico. Hampton  Burnette, a teacher from Cobre High School, was one of 40 New Mexico educators that received funding from Intel to support their school STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) initiatives.

Yesterday morning, members of the Western New Mexico University board of regents met via Zoom meeting and approved an amended budget for fiscal year 2020-21 in addition to continue advancing the university toward its energy efficiency goals. According to a release, decreases were made to the Instruction and General funds, athletics, and public service for a total of of $2,344,900. The board also approved capital project transmittal for an energy performance project.

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