New Mexico residents continue to protect themselves against COVID-19 as the virus rages on.

More than 15,000 New Mexicans received COVID-19 vaccine doses the previous week, according to the state Department of Health COVID vaccine dashboard.

As of Tuesday, 84.9 percent of Sandoval County adults have completed their primary COVID vaccination series. Elsewhere, 82.6 percent of Bernalillo County adults have completed their primary vaccination series.

NMDOH reported 1,132 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, with a test positivity rate of about 11.9 percent. There were also four new COVID-19 deaths reported Wednesday. NMDOH also reported there are currently 165 people hospitalized in the state for COVID-19, including 17 patients on ventilators.