NM Reports First Omicron Variant Case In Bernalillo County

On Monday, the New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) announced its first identified case of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. The case was identified on Sunday, December 12 and is a female adult in Bernalillo County. The individual reported recent domestic travel to a state with reported cases of Omicron. The individual was seen in a local emergency room and discharged stable to home. DOH is currently conducting a thorough case investigation.