Las Cruces and other towns across New Mexico are putting proactive measures in place to quell the spread of COVID-19. Disruptions to school, work, and major public gatherings are already manifesting and it’s important to stay up to date on what’s happening in the Las Cruces, NM community.

Stay up to date and informed with our resources: Breaking public health news, information on your local New Mexico hospitals and healthcare facilities, information from the New Mexico Public Health Department, and Twitter updates from New Mexico government officials. Continue to visit our website for the latest updates.

New Mexico COVID-19 Cases

New Mexico New Coronavirus Cases: 308
New Mexico Total Coronavirus Cases: 666,948
New Mexico New Coronavirus Deaths: 3
New Mexico Total Coronavirus Deaths: 9,007
U.S. New Coronavirus Cases: 1,182
U.S. Total Coronavirus Cases: 105,972,038
U.S. New Coronavirus Deaths: 3
U.S. Total Coronavirus Deaths: 1,151,642
Last updated March 20, 2023
Go to top

Coronavirus News for Las Cruces

Sugie's Diner in downtown Las Cruces reopens after three years

Las Cruces’ old school diner, Sugie’s, is open and in business downtown after three years of closed doors during the COVID-19 pandemic. The 1960s-themed diner is complete with black and white ... More info »

Las Cruces Sun-News - 03/15/2023 03:59am

Bataan Memorial Death March returns to White Sands Missile Range

After a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bataan Death March marathon is finally back in person for its 34th annual event at White Sands Missile Range. Participants from around the country are ... More info »

KVIA - 03/16/2023 12:48pm

The loss of emergency SNAP benefits creates demand at Las Cruces food pantry

The emergency allotments for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) were cut off at the beginning of March for New Mexicans. Along with the effects of inflation and the rising cost of ... More info »

KRWG - 03/17/2023 02:00am

Record $9.6B Spending Plan Heads to New Mexico Governor

The Democratic-led Legislature on Wednesday sent an annual spending plan to the Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham that would increase annual general fund spending by 14% to underwrite tuition-free college, ... More info »

U.S. News & World Report - 03/15/2023 12:35pm

Police: 2 Teens Arrested in a Fatal Shooting Near Las Cruces

Two 16-year-old boys have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting near Las Cruces, according to authorities. New Mexico State Police said 17-year-old Benjamin Archuleta was wounded by ... More info »

U.S. News & World Report - 03/12/2023 04:15am

How do you feel your community is responding to the coronavirus crisis:

Go to top

Today's Top Deals Around Las Cruces

Up to 60% off storewide!

2200 E Lohman Avenue Ste 200
Las Cruces, NM
View Deal More Old Navy Deals

National Lash Day - 30% Off

700 South Telshor Boulevard Ste 1308
Las Cruces, NM
View Deal More Ulta Beauty Deals

30% Back in Rewards on ALL ink & toner

2561 East Lohman Suite C Foothills Plaza Shopping Center
Las Cruces, NM
View Deal More Office Depot - Office Max Deals

New Markdowns on Thousands of Styles

200 North Telshor Blvd Las Cruces
Las Cruces, NM
View Deal More DICK'S Deals