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October 16, 2020 Positive test results for the new coronavirus are spiking in New Mexico, with an updated record-setting high – 672 – announced shortly after recording this week’s episode.  Gene Grant and The Line opinion panelists look at Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s new set of restrictions brought about by the rise in COVID-19 cases across the state. She’s announced new orders going into effect on October 16, and there might still be more to come. 

Host: Gene Grant 

Line Panelists: 
Dede Feldman, former state senator  
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR  
Steve Terrell, retired reporter, Santa Fe New Mexican    

For More Information: 
New Mexico COVID-19 Update: 672 New Cases, Totaling 34,958 – New Mexico Dept. Of Health 
Gov. Announces Renewed Public Health Regulations, Reiterates That More Will Come if Alarming Rise of COVID-19 is Not Slowed – New Mexico Dept. of Health 
Lujan Grisham: NM’s Virus Spread Among Worst In Nation –  Albuquerque Journal 
Governor Extends Health Order as State Sees Record 672 New Coronavirus CasesSanta Fe New Mexican 
State Rockets Past Single-Day COVID-19 Case Total— for Second Day in a Row –  NM Political Report