As of Monday, Jan. 24, there have been a total of 3,269 COVID-19 cases reported in Socorro County since the pandemic began. The latest data released on Tuesday by the Center for Disease Control showed that the number of new COVID-19 cases in Socorro County for the seven-day period ending Jan. 25 was 302.

One new COVID-19 hospital admission and three deaths were reported in Socorro County; a female in her 50s who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions; a female in her 60s who was hospitalized; and a male in his 80s who was hospitalized and had underlying conditions.

In Socorro, 74 people have died from the novel coronavirus.

According to the CDC website, 11,004 people in Socorro County are fully vaccinated, which is 66.1 percent of the county’s population, a one percent increase from last week. 47.3 percent have received the booster.

In the 65-and-older age group, 81.1 percent have completed the two-dose series, and 69.4 percent have received a booster.

There were 1,226 tests performed in the county in the past seven days. Socorro County’s positivity rate stood at 14.98 percent on January 24.

Statewide, 77.1 percent of New Mexicans 18-and-over have completed the initial two-dose series, with 40.8 percent receiving a booster.

The seven-day positivity rate statewide is 30.8 percent.

New Mexico’s death toll since the pandemic began has reached 6,292.