Least restrictive COVID-19 levels remain in Eddy County

Eddy County remained in the least restrictive COVID-19 category per the New Mexico Department of Health (DOH), which announced all 33 counties in the state had achieved Turquoise Level on Wednesday.

Last month, Eddy County met most of the criteria set by DOH, which included an average daily case incidence rate no greater than 10 cases per 100,000, an average positive percentage of COVID-19 test results less or equal to 7.5 percent or a fully vaccinated rate at or above 40 percent.

According to data released by DOH Wednesday, Eddy County’s cases per 100,000 was 2.80, the positivity rate was 1.34 percent and the number of fully vaccinated was 33.10 percent and 41 percent received at least one shot.

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