New Mexico health officials reported Tuesday the daily number of positive test results for COVID-19 was 434, the lowest statewide count in nearly four months.
Santa Fe County had 32 new cases.
The news came as the state received a new shipment of COVID-19 vaccine, bringing the total number of doses available in New Mexico to 312,250.
Health care providers have administered more than 284,000 of those doses, including 63,826 boosters for the two-shot vaccine. About 39 percent of the 565,000 New Mexico residents who have registered with the state to receive the vaccine have received at least their first dose.
The state has had 175,000 COVID-19 infections since the start of the pandemic in March, and 3,310 residents have died from the illness. Health officials announced 15 more deaths Tuesday.
There were 492 people in the state hospitalized Tuesday for treatment of COVID-19, with 12,185 hospitalizations throughout the pandemic.
More than 100 nursing homes and assisted living facilities in the state have had at least one case of the illness in the last 28 days, including many in Santa Fe.