The New Mexico Department of Health reported 160 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, with a test positivity rate of about 2.1 percent.

NMDOH also reported 78 people hospitalized in the state for COVID-19 as of Wednesday, including 13 patients on ventilators, as well as 18 new COVID-19 deaths.

Since the pandemic began in New Mexico in March 2020, the state’s reported 518,705 cumulative COVID-19 cases and 7,333 cumulative COVID-19 deaths.