A $100 million burst of grants to small business across New Mexico illustrates the overwhelming breadth and depths of economic distress brought on by the coronavirus.
A Rio Arriba County woman in her 80s also was among the fatalities reported Friday.
In a letter sent to Mayor Alan Webber and the city, Dallas-based KDC Real Estate Development & Investments/Cienda Partners outlined “challenges” to its development plan caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
They said their frustration stems from Health Department officials’ emphasis Thursday that vaccines should be targeted toward the elderly as well as individuals 16 years old and older who are at risk of complications from the novel coronavirus.
Several groups were able get at least their first COVID-19 vaccine dose before they were intended for eligibility through New Mexico’s vaccination program.