It comes as an additional 208 new cases of the condition are confirmed across Ireland, meaning that 31,192 have now contracted coronavirus in this country.
Bernalillo County, home to Albuquerque, led New Mexico with 22 new cases Monday, followed by 15 cases in Luna County in the southern part of the state.
For those who have been identified as a close contact of a confirmed case the quarantine period remains 14 days.
The number of new infections detected by testing also fell - to just 81, less than half of the state's target of 168 or fewer cases a day.
108 in Dublin, 18 in Louth, 12 in Donegal, 10 in Meath, 9 in Kildare, 8 in Waterford, 7 in Cork, 6 in Limerick, 6 in Wexford and the remaining 24 cases are located in Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Galway, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Mayo, Roscommon, Tipperary, Westmeath and Wicklow.
Broken down by health region, this equates to 2,557 cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 3,754 in the Fraser Health region, 195 in the Island Health region, 473 in the Interior Health region, 216 in the Northern Health region and 84 cases of people who reside outside of Canada.
"In addition, it has been agreed that nasal swabs are an acceptable alternative to nasopharyngeal swab for use in children in the community". Ten Douglas County residents have died thus far from COVID-19 or with the virus as a contributing factor in their deaths.
Clark County added 76 new COVID-19 cases over the past three days and no new deaths, according to the latest data from Clark County Public Health.