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At the time of this report, the New Mexico Department of Health, announced 6,096 New Mexico COVID-19 confirmed positive cases. There have been 137,620 tests performed statewide, 213 current COVID-19 related hospitalizations, and 1,796 cases designated as having recovered according to the Department of Health.  In addition, sadly there has been 270 COVID-19 related deaths recorded statewide. Positive COVID-19 cases in Grant County remain at 16, Luna County with 8 cases, Catron County remaining at 2, Sierra County with 1 case, and now Hidalgo County with one confirmed case.

The New Mexico Economic Recovery Council and the New Mexico Department of Health have developed specific COVID-safe practices (CSPs) available to a wide variety of employers. The 47-page report titled “All Together New Mexico” was recently published outlining rules and suggestions for retailers, offices, restaurants, and other employers. The publication was created to assist businesses and employers for “Phase One” of re-opening across the state. To view this publication online, visit c v dot nm health dot org and click on the COVID Safe Practices for Individuals and Businesses tab.

The Grant County Extension Office is offering a new instructional video enabling participants to keep good records of their livestock. The new video gives instruction on how to use the 4-H Record app that will assist the user in keeping track of finances, feeds, weights, and much more. The Grant County Cooperative Extension Service (CES) provides educational services, most of them for free, to the people and youth of Grant County. The video is part of their YouTube Channel series and can be accessed by visiting the Grant County CES website or their Facebook page.

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