NM is one of just 5 states w/ universal indoor mask mandate: but cases and hospitalizations are still rising

The following map is from MultiState. It shows that New Mexico is one of JUST 5 states in the US with a universal indoor mask mandate (Louisiana has dropped their mask mandate):

As KOAT Channel 7 notes in this news story, despite its mask policy and even high vaccination rates, New Mexico is seeing an uptick in COVID 19 cases and hospitalizations.