Environment Department releases updated COVID-19 Watchlist

Coronavirus New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Environment Department says 217 New Mexico businesses are on the COVID-19 Watchlist. Those are businesses that have had two or more rapid responses within the last 14-days.

The number of businesses on this list has increased by 38% compared to last week and includes grocery stores, restaurants, gyms, and salons. The current public health order mandates certain establishments close for two weeks if they have four or more rapid responses.

Soon, the Public Education Department says that public schools will be added to the watchlist. To view the Rapid Response COVID-19 Watchlist, visit env.nm.gov/rapid-response-data.

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