Multiple grocery stores in NM ordered to close by state amid COVID-19
NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The state has temporarily shut down 11 businesses after workers tested positive for coronavirus. Currently, there are 244 establishments on the watchlist.
Rapid Response COVID-19 Watchlist
Businesses are subject to a possible two-week shut down if they have four or more rapid responses. The 11 businesses, four of which are Albertsons, are now shut down. They will be closed until Dec. 2.
According to the current Public Health Order, establishments will have to close for two weeks if they have four or more rapid responses within the last 14 days. The order states that this applies to retail spaces, places of lodging, food and drink establishments, close-contact businesses and other essential businesses.
The closure of 11 businesses comes after the state broke its daily record of new COVID-19 infections Wednesday, Nov. 18. Along with the 2,897 new cases reported on Wednesday, there were 26 additional COVID-19 deaths.
The number of cases in Bernalillo County jumped from 615 Tuesday to 993 Wednesday. Sandoval County also saw a jump from 117 to 179. The current total of positive COVID-19 cases reported to date statewide is 70,451.
Albertsons Las Cruces
Albertsons Market Hobbs
Albertsons Market Carlsbad
Albertsons Market Roswell
Ojo Santa Fe Spa Resort Santa Fe
Sam’s Club Roswell Chaves
Smith’s Food and Drug Center Santa Fe
Texas Roadhouse Las Cruces
Walmart Supercenter Las Cruces
Walmart Supercenter Santa Fe Santa Fe
Walmart Supercenter NW Albuquerque
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Source: 8kun Notables, Multiple grocery stores in NM ordered to close by state amid COVID-19