WATCH NOW: Albuquerque Mayor pronounces town’s response to COVID-19

Live stream of the press conference at 10 a.m.

by: Chris McKee

Posted: Jan 11, 2022 / 9:34 AM MSTUpdated: Jan 11, 2022 / 10:16 AM MST

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller is expected to hold a press conference Tuesday morning to brief the public on the city’s response to the virus. KRQE News 13 will live stream the briefing on this page, with coverage starting around 10am

The update comes as more than 3,200 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Bernalillo County in the last three days, between Saturday January 8th and Monday January 10th. Meanwhile, the pressure on hospitals in major cities that remain with COVID continues. -19 patients and long waiting times are flooded.

The update on the city’s COVID-19 response is the city’s first in 2022. Earlier this month, Keller was sworn into office and began his second four-year term after being re-elected in November.

The mayor is entering his second term with new city councilors on four out of nine seats. Council members Louie Sanchez (District 1 – SW Mesa), Dan Lewis (D5 – NW Mesa), Tammy Fiebelkorn (D7 – Uptown) and Renee Grout (D9 – SE Heights, Foothills) have all taken seats on the council. They replace the previous seats of Lan Sena, Cynthia Borrego, Diane Gibson and Don Harris.

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