The test positivity rate of New Mexicans contracting COVID-19 is creeping up again.
The state Department of Health reported Wednesday’s test positivity rate was about 3.4 percent (248 new cases), the third straight day NMDOH reported a test positivity rate of 3.4 percent or higher. NMDOH also reported eight new COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday.
There are currently 46 people hospitalized in New Mexico for COVID-19, including one patient on a ventilator.
Latest county vaccination numbers
As of Tuesday, 84.3 percent of Sandoval County adults have completed their primary vaccination series, while 82.1 percent of Bernalillo County adults have completed their primary vaccination series.