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At the time of compiling this report, the New Mexico Department of Health, announced a total of 30,477 New Mexico COVID-19 confirmed positive cases with 17,270 tested as recovered. In addition, COVID-19 cases recorded locally are as follows: Grant County has risen to 131 total cases with 53 recovered; Luna County rose to 445 total cases with 185 recovered; Hidalgo County rose to 102 total cases with 75 recovered; and Catron County remains at 9 total cases with 5 recovered.
Today is World Teachers Day, a global event launched by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1994. This year’s theme is “Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future”. Held annually on the 5th of October since 1994, World Teachers’ Day commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers.
In honor of World Teacher Day today October 5th, PNM is offering teachers free virtual energy assessments and free energy-saving products. Teachers who take advantage of this offer will receive a free virtual energy assessment that will help them save money on their bills throughout the rest of the year. They will also receive the following energy-saving products for free:
- Up to 40 ENERGY STAR®LED dimmable light bulbs
- One LED night-light
- Up to two efficient-flow showerheads
- Two bathroom-faucet aerators
- One kitchen-faucet aerator
- Two smart power strips
- Up to six feet of pipe insulation
New Mexico teachers can sign up online by visiting, pnmhomecheckup.com/teacher-promo.
Tomorrow, October 6th begins early voting for 2020 General Election and early voters are able to vote in-person at their county clerk’s location. Early voting runs through Saturday, October 31st.
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