COVID-19 Cases In New Mexico Announced, State Of Emergency Declared

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham declared a state of emergency on Wednesday as the first four presumptive-positive novel coronavirus cases in the state were announced. The positive cases were a Santa Fe County woman in her 60s and a Bernalillo County woman in her 70s with known travel to the New York City area and a Socorro County husband and wife in their 60s with known recent international travel to Egypt. Governor Lujan Grisham and the Department of Health are urging New Mexicans to avoid large public gatherings and avoid all non-essential travel to affected out-of-state areas.