Coronavirus blamed for death of Roosevelt County woman
September 2, 2020
The coronavirus has claimed the life of a Roosevelt County woman in her 50s, marking the fourth virus-related death reported in eastern New Mexico this week.
New Mexico health officials reported the death on Friday. She had been hospitalized with underlying conditions.
She was the second virus-related death this week from Roosevelt County. Two Curry County residents also died this week, bringing the region’s total COVID-19 fatalities to 23.
Area deaths attributed to COVID-19:
Parmer County: 8
Bailey County: 5
Curry County: 5
Roosevelt County: 3
Quay County: 2