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At the time of compiling this report, the New Mexico Department of Health, announced a total of 54,881 New Mexico COVID-19 confirmed positive cases statewide. In addition, COVID-19 cases recorded locally are as follows: Grant County increased to 238 total cases with 75 recovered; Luna County increased to 1,377 total cases with 298 recovered; Hidalgo County has increased to 131 total cases with 86 recovered, and Catron remains at 10 total cases with 6 recovered. Yesterday the NMDOH reported a record high 23 additional COVID-19 related deaths and 862 new cases statewide.
The Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument has its winter hours of operation that will begin on Sunday November 15th and remain in place through Monday February 15th, 2021. According to a release, the Cliff Dweller Trail with access to the cliff dwellings will be open between 10 am and 3:30 pm daily except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day when the park will be closed. The change in operating hours will not affect Gila National Forest or Gila Wilderness trails or corral facilities. For more information about the Gila National Forest please go to www.fs.usda.gov/gila.
Officers of the Silver City Police Department are participating in “No Shave November” this year. Citizens will notice a difference in appearance because the officers will not be required to shave between November 1st through November 30th. Officers will still be required to maintain a professional appearance. Participation requires each officer to donate $30.00 for the purpose of raising funds to buy warm winter coats for children in need.
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