The new cases come as Gov. Michele Lujan Grisham announced Tuesday she would renew public health restrictions and warned that more stringent rules could be imposed because of a rise in cases.
Deaths from COVID-19 in B.C. remain at 250, while cases climbed to 10,892 a day after more than 500 were reported for the four-day period including the Thanksgiving long weekend.
Health officials have announced that a total of 549 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded over the long weekend.
New cases have shown a sharp increase in recent weeks, including a new weekly high of 121 cases the week of September 28.
Salina Regional Health Center reporting that they have 9 hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
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Gomez continued on to explain her eventual shift, "And then I started going into a place where I was really writing and being active".
Five of Thursday's newly reported cases - as well as 71 active cases - are related to the University of Montana. As well, 3,618 people are under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases.
"If you are at all feeling unwell, be the COVID-19 champion who makes the choice to stay home and stay away from others", Henry and Brown said. If you have any symptoms, contact 811 or your health-care provider to arrange for testing.
"Choosing to do the right thing helps to protect all of us and keep our loved ones, our Elders and our communities safe", ends the statement.
New Mexico has now had a total of 34,290 COVID-19 cases.
As cases climb across Canada, particularly in Quebec, and several provinces tighten health restrictions again, "we're basically back to square one", said Thibaudeau.