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Washoe County COVID-19: Infection spike with 162 new cases

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Published: Jun. 16, 2020 at 3:11 PM PDT|Updated: 15 hours ago
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - SEPT. 25, 3:28 P.M. Washoe County reported 162 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the third most cases reported in one day for the day.

The most was 179 cases on July 30 and the second most was 166 on Sept. 16.

It gives Washoe County 9,172 cases overall.

There were 45 recoveries, giving the county 7,739 overall.

There are 1,278 active cases. Forty-give percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied and 17 percent of all ventilators are in use.

Washoe County COVID-19 statistics Sept. 25.
Washoe County COVID-19 statistics Sept. 25.(Washoe County)

SEPT. 24, 4 P.M. Washoe County is reporting a woman in her 70s with underlying health conditions died from COVID-19. It gives Washoe County 155 COVID-19 related deaths overall.

There are 132 new cases, giving the county 9,010 overall. There were 115 recoveries, giving the county 7,694 overall.

Active cases increased by 16 to 1,161. There were 1,327 COVID-19 tests performed since Wednesday.

Forty-nine percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied and 20 percent of all ventilators are in use.

SEPT. 23, 3:35 P.M. Washoe County on Wednesday reported 113 recoveries from COVID-19, giving the county 7,579 recoveries total.

There were 81 new infections, giving the county 8,878 total.

The active cases declined to 1,145.

There were 2,920 tests performed since Tuesday.

Thirty-nine percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied while 18 percent of all ventilators are in use.

SEPT. 22, 3:20 P.M. Washoe County health officials reported 54 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday and 98 recoveries.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Washoe County now stands at 8,797, with 1,177 of those being active.

No new deaths were reported. The death toll remains at 154.

The total number of recoveries is 7,466.

Fifty-two people are currently hospitalized, and 632 people have been discharged.

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of September 22 is 131,422.

SEPT. 21, 4:30 P.M. Health officials reported 66 new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County Monday, and 193 recoveries.

The increase in recoveries is attributed to data cleanup, the Regional Information Center reported.

No new deaths were reported.

The case count breaks down as follows:

  • Total COVID-19 cases: 8,743
  • Deaths: 154
  • Recovered: 7,368
  • Active cases: 1,221
  • Currently hospitalized: 52
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 631

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of September 21 is 130,735. That’s up 883 since September 20.

SEPT. 20, 3:53 P.M. Washoe County on Sunday reported one COVID-19 related death, giving the county 154 overall.

The deceased was a man in his 50s with no underlying health conditions.

There were 161 recoveries, giving the county 7,175. Active cases dropped to 1,348.

There were 92 new cases, giving the county 8,677 infections overall.

Fifty-one people are currently hospitalized.

Forty-three percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied and 16 percent of all ventilators are in use.

SEPT. 19, 4 P.M. Washoe County has reached a record 1,418 active COVID-19 infections.

The county reported 92 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, giving it 8,585 total.

Washoe County noted this is the first time the active cases topped the 1,400 benchmark.

There were 24 recoveries, giving the county 7,014 overall.

Fifty-two people are currently hospitalized. There were no deaths. There were 1,042 new tests taken.

Forty-three percent of all intensive care unit beds are in use and 16 percent of all ventilators are in use.

SEPT. 18, 3:50 P.M. A day after reporting a spike in COVID-19 numbers, Washoe County on Friday reported 32 new cases, giving the county 8,493 total.

It also reported 28 recoveries, giving it 6,990 total.

COVID-19 infections are increasing most sharply in the 20 to 29 age group and in the 10 to 19 age group, the county reported. Many of the cases are tied to the University of Nevada, Reno, which has reported 162 since Sept. 2.

“Since Sept. 2, the active COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population for the 20-29 age range has gone from 359 to 550,” Washoe County said Friday. “During that same period, the 10-19 age range went from 144 active cases per 100,000 population to 306.”

Currently in Washoe County, 54 people are hospitalized with COVID-19.

There were 1,322 tests since Thursday.

Forty-three percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied and 16 percent of all ventilators are in use.

SEPT. 17, 4:20 P.M. Washoe County reported two new COVID-19 deaths on Thursday, bringing the total deaths to 153.

Both were men with underlying health conditions. One was in his 60s and one was in his 80s.

There were 166 new cases reported Thursday, the county said. That’s the second most COVID-19 cases reported in one day. The most was 179 cases on July 30. It brings the total cases in Washoe County to 8,461.

There were 49 recoveries, giving the county 6,962 recoveries.

There are 1,346 active cases, the highest reported yet. The previous high was 1,301 on July 25.

“The increase continues to be attributed to Labor Day gatherings,” the Washoe County Health District reported.

The county reported 1,692 new tests.

Forty-two percent of intensive care unit beds are occupied and 16 percent of ventilators are in use.

Washoe County COVID-19 statistics Sept. 17.
Washoe County COVID-19 statistics Sept. 17.(Washoe County)

SEPT. 16, 4 P.M. Washoe County reported one COVID-19 related death on Wednesday, giving the county 151 overall.

The death was a man in his 60s with underlying conditions.

There were 111 new cases, giving Washoe County 8,295 overall. There were 100 recoveries, giving Washoe County 6,913.

Washoe County reported 1,231 active cases and 51 people hospitalized.

There were 669 tests performed since Tuesday.

Forty-two percent of all intensive care unit beds were occupied and 15 percent of all ventilators were in use.

SEPT. 15, 4:07 P.M. Health officials are reporting 1 additional COVID-19 related death in Washoe County, along with 42 new cases and 38 recoveries.

The death was a man in his 70′s with an underlying health condition.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 8,184
  • Deaths: 150
  • Recovered: 6,813
  • Active cases: 1,221

SEPT. 14, 3:20 P.M. The number of new COVID-19 cases was nearly balanced out by the number of new recoveries.

Washoe County reported 65 new cases in the last day for a total of 8,142. The number of new recoveries rose by 64 for a total of 6,775.

There were no new deaths reported.

According to the Nevada Hospital Association, in Washoe County as of September 14:

  • 64 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (-1% since 9/11)
  • 42 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+3%)
  • 20 percent of all ventilators are in use (-1%)

SEPT. 13, 2:20 P.M. Washoe County on Sunday reported 96 more COVID-19 cases, giving the county 8,077 overall.

The active cases are 1,217. That’s the first time since Aug. 29 that there have been more than 1,200 active cases and only the second time since Aug. 2.

There were 925 tests performed on Saturday.

Washoe County reported 43 recoveries, giving the county 6,711 overall.

Thirty-nine percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied and 21 percent of all ventilators are in use.

SEPT. 12, 2:20 P.M. Washoe County reported two COVID-19 related deaths on Saturday, bringing the total deaths in the county to 149.

The deaths were a man in his 70s with underlying health conditions and a man in his 60s for whom it is not clear if he had underlying health conditions.

There were 51 new cases, giving the county 7,981 cases altogether, and 27 recoveries, giving it 6,668 overall.

Thirty-nine percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied and 21 percent of all ventilators are in use.

SEPT. 11, 5:39 P.M. Washoe County reported 58 news COVID-19 cases and 22 recoveries on Friday.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 7,930 (+58 from 9/10)
  • Deaths: 147 (+0)
  • Recovered: 6,631 (+22)
  • Active cases: 1,152 (+36)
  • Currently hospitalized: 41 (+1)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 607 (+1)

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of September 11 is 120,242. That’s 806 new tests since September 10.

According to the Nevada Hospital Association, in Washoe County as of September 11:

  • 65 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (+1% since 9/10)
  • 39 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-2%)
  • 21 percent of all ventilators are in use (+3%)

SEPT. 10, 3:54 P.M. Washoe county reported 75 recoveries from COVID-19 on Thursday, giving the county 6,609 overall.

There were 45 new COVID-19 cases, giving Washoe County 7,872 overall.

Deaths remained at 147.

There were 1,074 new tests performed since Wednesday.

Forty-one percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied and 18 percent of all ventilators are in use.

SEPT. 9, 3:40 P.M. Washoe County officials on Wednesday reported 40 new COVID-19 cases and 58 recoveries.

This is the first day since September 2 where there were more daily COVID-19 recoveries reported than additional COVID-19 cases, health officials said.

No new deaths were reported.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 7,827 (+40 from 9/8)
  • Deaths: 147 (+0)
  • Recovered: 6,534 (+58)
  • Active cases: 1,146 (-18)
  • Currently hospitalized: 40 (-3)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 604 (+15)

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of September 9 is 118,362. That’s up 302 since September 8.

SEPT. 8, 3:30 P.M. Officials are reporting one additional COVID-19-related death in Washoe County; a man in his 70s with no underlying health conditions. This brings the total number of deaths to 147.

There were also 42 new COVID-19 cases and 41 recoveries.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 7,787 (+42 from 9/7)
  • Deaths: 147 (+1)
  • Recovered: 6,476 (+41)
  • Active cases: 1,164 (+0)
  • Currently hospitalized: 43 (-1)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 591 (+1)

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of September 8 is 118,060. That’s up 695 since September 7.

According to the Nevada Hospital Association, in Washoe County as of September 8:

  • 61 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (-2% since 9/5)
  • 39 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-1%)
  • 19 percent of all ventilators are in use (-6%)

SEPT. 7, 4:04 P.M. Washoe County Health officials are reporting 70 new cases of COVID-19 and 46 additional recoveries.

The total number of cases in Washoe County now stands at 7,745 with 1,164 of those being active cases.

The total number of recoveries is 6,435.

No new deaths were reported.

SEPT. 6, 3:45 P.M. Washoe County reported three more COVID-19 related deaths in Washoe County, giving the county 146 deaths altogether.

The deceased are a man in his 50s with an underlying condition, a man in his 60s with no underlying condition and a woman in her 80s with an underlying condition.

It reported 94 new COVID-19 cases, giving the county 7,675 overall.

It also reported 60 recoveries, giving Washoe County 6,389 overall.

There were 1,237 new tests recorded.

Forty percent of all intensive care unit beds are in use and 25 percent of all ventilators are in use.

SEPT. 5, 3:25 P.M. Washoe County on Saturday reported another COVID-19 related death, giving the county 143 deaths overall.

The deceased was a man in his 70s. It was unknown if he had underlying conditions.

Washoe County had 74 new cases, giving it 7,581 cases overall. It had 32 recoveries, giving it 6,329 overall.

Forty percent of all intensive care unit beds are in use and 25 percent of all ventilators are in use.

Washoe County also released a statement saying it was advised in advance of Thursday’s state COVID-19 task force meeting that a request to reopen bars would likely not be approved by the state.

“The regional entities are committed to working with bar owners to collaborate on plans to safely and responsibly reopen as soon as possible,” the county said in a statement.

SEPT. 4, 3:45 P.M. Washoe County is reporting 61 new COVID-19 positive cases, raising the cumulative total to 7,507.

The number of recoveries increased by 23 for a total of 6,297.

There were no new deaths reported in the last day.

According to the Nevada Hospital Association, in Washoe County as of September 4:

  • 63 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (-1% since 9/3)
  • 40 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-1%)
  • 25 percent of all ventilators are in use (+0%)

The Washoe County Health District asks that Labor Day celebrations be kept small at no more than 10 people to help prevent the spread of COVID.

SEPT. 3, 3:50 P.M. Washoe County on Thursday reported two new COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total COVID-19 related fatalities to 142.

The deaths are a woman in her 70s with an underlying health condition and a man in his 40s with no underlying conditions.

Washoe County reported 75 new cases, bringing the total cases to 7,446. There were 55 recoveries, bringing total recoveries to 6,274.

There were 856 tests performed since Wednesday.

Forty-one percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied and 25 percent of all ventilators are in use.

SEPT. 2, 4:30 P.M. Washoe County reported one more death from COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total deaths to 140.

The death was a man in his 70s with underlying health conditions.

Washoe County also reported 52 recoveries, giving the county 6,219 overall, and 45 new cases, giving the county 7,371 overall.

There were 697 new tests performed since Tuesday.

Forty-one percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied and 24 percent of all ventilators are in use.

SEP. 1, 4:40 P.M. Washoe County is reporting more recoveries than new cases in the last day.

The 72 new recoveries brings that total to 6,167. The total number of COVID cases in Washoe County totals 7,326, including the 67 new cases reported in the last day.

There were no new deaths.

In August, there were 2,073 cases of COVID reported and 25 deaths. Both of those numbers were down from July’s totals of 2,420 cases and 39 deaths.

According to the Nevada Hospital Association, in Washoe County as of September 1:

  • 64 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (+0% since 8/31)
  • 42 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-3%)
  • 26 percent of all ventilators are in use (+7%)

AUG. 30, 2 P.M. Washoe County reported two more COVID-19 related deaths on Sunday, giving the county 139 overall.

Both had underlying health conditions, the county said. One was a woman in her 90s and the other was a man in his 60s.

There were 51 recoveries, giving Washoe County 1,179 overall, and 30 new cases, giving the county 7,204 overall.

There were 276 tests reported since Saturday. Forty-five percent of all intensive care unit beds are in use as are 16 percent of all ventilators.

AUG. 29, 1:30 P.M. Washoe County on Saturday reported one new COVID-19 related death, giving the county 137 overall.

The deceased was a woman in her 80s with underlying conditions.

Washoe County also reported 72 new COVID-19 infections and 46 recoveries.

There were 903 new tests reported since Friday.

Forty-five percent of all intensive care unit beds are reported as occupied and 16 percent of all ventilators are in use.

AUG. 28, 3 P.M. Washoe County reported 78 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, giving the county 7,102 overall.

It reported 60 recoveries, giving Washoe County 5,789 recoveries.

Washoe County reported no deaths, so the death toll remained at 136.

There were 1,049 tests reported since Thursday.

Forty-five percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied and 16 percent of all ventilators are in use.

AUG. 26, 4:50 P.M. The Washoe County Health Department is reporting 84 new recoveries from COVID-19, bringing that total to 5,684.

There were also 47 new positive cases reported for a total of 6,951.

There were no new deaths reported in the last day.

According to the Nevada Hospital Association, in Washoe County as of August 26:

  • 64 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (+3% since 8/24)
  • 40 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+7%)
  • 17 percent of all ventilators are in use (+2%)

AUG. 25, 2:30 P.M. Officials are reporting 88 new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County and 42 recoveries.

The total number of cases now stands at 6,904 with 1,171 still active.

No new deaths were reported. The death toll in Washoe County remains at 133.

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of August 25 is 106,441. That’s up 490 since August 24.

AUG. 24, 3:20 P.M. The Washoe County Health District is reporting 49 new positive COVID-19 cases, but 71 new recoveries.

The total number of cases to date totals 6, 816 with 5,558 recoveries.

There were no new deaths reported, with the death toll from COVID-19 holding at 133.

According to the Nevada Hospital Association, in Washoe County as of August 24:

  • 60 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (-3% since 8/21)
  • 42 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+3%)
  • 13 percent of all ventilators are in use (+3%)

AUG. 23, 3:50 P.M. Washoe County on Sunday reported two COVID-19 related deaths, giving the county 133 overall.

Both were men with underlying health conditions, one in his 90s and one in his 60s.

Washoe County also reported 92 recoveries, giving the county 5,487 overall, and 55 more infections, giving the county 6,767 overall.

Thirty-nine percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied and 10 percent of all ventilators are in use.

AUG. 22, 2:40 P.M. Washoe County reported 60 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total cases for the county to 6,712.

There were 51 recoveries, giving the county 5,395 recoveries.

There were no deaths, so total deaths remained at 131.

There were 560 new tests reported since Friday.

Thirty-nine percent of all intensive care unit beds are in use and 10 percent of all ventilators are in use.

AUG. 21, 3:10 P.M. Washoe County reported 107 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, giving the county 6,652 overall.

There were 43 recoveries, giving Washoe County 5,344 overall.

Deaths remained at 131.

There were 1,098 new tests performed.

Thirty-nine percent of all intensive care unit beds are filled and 10 percent of all ventilators are in use.

AUG. 20, 4:10 P.M. Washoe County on Thursday reported three COVID-19 related deaths, giving the county 131 overall.

A man in his 70s and a woman in her 90s both had underlying health conditions. Health officials are trying to determine if a man in his 80s had underlying health conditions.

It also reported 73 recoveries, giving the county 5,301 overall, and 72 new COVID-19 infections, giving the county 6,545 total cases.

AUG. 19, 3:40 P.M. Washoe County reported one COVID-19 related death Wednesday, giving Washoe County 128 deaths total.

The deceased is a woman in her 50s with underlying health conditions.

There were 71 new cases, giving Washoe County 6,473 total cases and 67 recoveries, giving Washoe County 5,228 recoveries.

There were 839 new tests performed.

AUG. 18, 4:05 P.M. Washoe County Health authorities are reporting 105 new positive cases, bringing the cumulative total to 6,402.

There were no new deaths reporting in the last day.

Recoveries rose by 59, raising that total to 5,161.

According to the Nevada Hospital Association:

  • 62 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (-1% since 8/17)
  • 34 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+11%)
  • 11 percent of all ventilators are in use (+2%)

AUG. 17, 3 P.M. Officials reported 39 new cases of COVID-19 in Washoe County and 71 recoveries.

No new deaths were reported. The death toll remains at 127.

The total number of COVID-19 cases is 6,297, with 1,068 of them being active.

Eighty-six people are currently hospitalized.

The total number of tests performed in Washoe County as of August 17, is 100,517. That’s up 465 tests from the day prior.

For more information on the numbers, click here.

AUG. 16, 3:45 P.M. Washoe County reported two COVID-19 related deaths on Sunday, giving the county 127 deaths overall.

Both were women with underlying health conditions, one in her 70s and one in her 80s.

There were 67 new cases, giving the county 6,258 overall, and 45 recoveries, giving the county 5,031 overall.

There were 753 test results since Saturday.

Forty-five percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied and 12 percent of all ventilators are in use.

AUG. 15, 4 P.M. Washoe County reported an additional COVID-19 related death on Saturday.

It was a man in his 80s with underlying health conditions. That gives Washoe County 125 COVID-19 related deaths.

The county reported 45 recoveries, giving Washoe County 4,986 recoveries. There were 30 new infections, giving the county 6,191 cases.

There have been 439 new tests since Friday.

Forty-five percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied and 12 percent of all ventilators are in use.

AUG. 14, 4:15 P.M. Washoe County reported 79 recoveries from COVID-19 on Friday, giving the county 4,941 recoveries overall.

The county reported 44 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, giving the county 6,161 total cases.

Deaths remained at 124.

There were 523 new tests since Thursday.

Forty-five percent of all intensive care units are occupied, and 12 percent of all ventilators are in use

.AUG. 12, 4:10 P.M. Washoe County on Wednesday reported three COVID-19 related deaths, giving the county 124 overall.

All three were men. A man in his 90s had underlying health conditions. It is under investigation to determine if a man in his 70s and a man in his 40s had underlying health conditions.

There were 55 new COVID-19 cases, giving Washoe County 5,982 overall.

There were 78 recoveries, giving Washoe County 4,782 overall.

Washoe County has had 96,637 tests.

Seventy-nine people are currently hospitalized. Forty-three percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied and 13 percent of all ventilators are in use.

AUG. 11, 2:45 P.M. Washoe County Health Officials report 72 news COVID 19 cases, but also 90 new recoveries.

The total number of cases has now reached 5,907, while recoveries has reached 4,704.

One additional death is being reported, a woman in her 80′s with underlying health conditions.

According to the Nevada Health Association, here is the status of Washoe County hospitals:

  • 61 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (+1% since 8/10)
  • 37 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+5%)
  • 10 percent of all ventilators are in use (-1%)

AUG. 10, 4:30 P.M. Officials reported 43 new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County on Monday, and 66 recoveries.

The total number of cases now stands a 5,835.

No new deaths were reported.

The total number of recoveries is 4,614.

Eighty-six people remain hospitalized.

The total number of tests performed in Washoe County as of August 10 is 95,757, up 841 tests from Sunday.

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AUG. 9, 3 P.M. Washoe County on Sunday reported two COVID-19 related deaths, giving the county 120 overall.

The deaths were a man in his 70s and a woman in her 80s, both with underlying health conditions.

There 65 recoveries, giving Washoe County 4,548 recoveries, and 36 new cases, giving the county 5,792 total cases.

Forty-one percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied, and 16 percent of all ventilators are in use.

Washoe County COVID-19 statistics Aug. 9.
Washoe County COVID-19 statistics Aug. 9.(Washoe County)

AUG. 7, 3 P.M. There were 88 new cases of COVID-19 and 74 recoveries, Washoe County officials reported on Friday. No new deaths were reported.

The death toll remains at 118.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Washoe County is 5,715, with 1,175 cases still active.

The number of people who have recovered stands at 4,422.

As of August 7, there have been 93,365 COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County. That number is up 1,344 from August 6.

For more information on the latest numbers, click here.

AUG. 6, 3:15 P.M. Washoe County on Thursday reported two more people died from COVID-19 related deaths. That gives Washoe County 118 deaths total.

The deceased are a woman in her 40s with no underlying health conditions and a man in his 70s with underlying health conditions.

There were 123 new cases, giving Washoe County 5,627 total, and 80 recoveries, giving the county 4,348.

Fifty-seven percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied, and 20 percent of ventilators are in use.

AUG. 5, 3:40 P.M. Washoe County reported one new COVID-19 related death on Wednesday, bringing the total number of deaths to 116.

The death was a man in his 70s with underlying health conditions.

There were 101 recoveries, giving the county 4,268 recoveries, and 78 new cases, giving Washoe County 5,504 cases.

Forty-four percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied, and 19 percent of all ventilators are in use.

AUG. 4 2:55 P.M. Officials are reporting 57 new COVID-19 cases and 100 recoveries in Washoe County.

No new deaths were reported. The death toll remains at 115.

The total case count now stands at 5,426 with 1,144 cases still active.

The number of people who have recovered in Washoe County is 4,167.

Ninety people are currently hospitalized, and 397 people have been discharged.

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of August 4 is 89,468, up 488 tests since August 3.

Health officials are also warning about wildfire smoke in our area and the potential for pollutants to increase susceptibility to respiratory infections, including COVID-19. Officials cited recent scientific publications suggest that air pollutant exposure worsens COVID-19 symptoms and outcomes (Read more here).

AUG 3, 2:30 P.M. Washoe County reported 26 new COVID-19 cases and 99 recoveries on Monday.

No new deaths were reported. The death toll remains at 115.

The number of tests performed in Washoe County as of August 3 is 88,980, up 1,003 from Sunday.

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Officials reported 26 new COVID-19 cases and 99 recoveries Monday. No new deaths were reported.
Officials reported 26 new COVID-19 cases and 99 recoveries Monday. No new deaths were reported.(Washoe County Regional Information Center)

AUG. 2, 3:15 P.M. One more person has died from COVID-19, Washoe County reported on Sunday. He was a man in his 60s with underlying health conditions.

That gives Washoe County 115 cases where COVID-19 was a contributing factor in the person’s death.

There were 73 recoveries, giving Washoe County 3,968 recoveries, and 50 new cases of COVID-19, giving Washoe County 5,343 cases.

Thirty-three percent of intensive care unit beds are occupied and 15 percent of all ventilators are in use.

AUG. 1, 4:15 P.M. Washoe County reported 107 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday and 100 recoveries.

That gives Washoe County 5,293 cases and 2,895 recoveries. Deaths remained at 114.

The county noted that the monthly death total from COVID-19 climbed from 15 in June to 39 in July. In May there were 30 deaths.

The county said 33 percent of all intensive care unit beds are in use and 15 percent of all ventilators are in use.

JULY 31, 3:31 P.M. Washoe County officials reported one death from COVID-19, bringing the total to 114.

The dead person was a man in his 70s with underlying conditions.

They reported 62 recoveries, giving Washoe County 3,796 recoveries, and 42 new infections, giving Washoe County 5,186 infections.

Thirty-three percent of intensive care unit beds are occupied and 15 percent of ventilators are in use.

JULY 30, 3:55 P.M. Washoe County on Thursday reported three more COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total deaths to 113.

A death reported Wednesday as being COVID-19 related was later determined not to be, so it has been subtracted from the total.

Additionally, there were a record 179 new cases reported Thursday. That gives Washoe County 5,144 COVID-19 cases.

There were 99 recoveries, giving the county 3,733 recoveries.

The deaths are:

  • A male in his 50s with underlying health conditions.
  • A female in her 90s with underlying health conditions.
  • A male in her 70s with underlying health conditions.

The county reports 30 percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied and 14 percent of all ventilators are in use.

JULY 29, 3:40 P.M. Washoe County is reporting three new deaths attributed to COVID-19; a man in his 70′s, a wman in her 70′s and a woman in her 60′s.

That raises the COVID death toll in Washoe County to 111.

There are also 104 new cases with 98 recoveries.

JULY 28, 2:40 P.M. Washoe County reported one new COVID-19-related death on Tuesday. The patient was a man in his 70s and it is under investigation if there were underlying health conditions. This brings the total numbers of deaths in Washoe County to 108.

There were also 38 new COVID-19 cases and 107 recoveries. Health officials also reported an increase of 20 COVID-19 hospitalizations that were reported from Washoe County hospitals, bringing that total to 87 hospitalizations.

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of July 28 is 81,760, up 735 since Monday, July 27.

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JULY 27, 2:30 P.M. There are 35 new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County and 36 recoveries, officials reported Monday.

No new deaths were reported.

There are now a total of 4,823 COVID-19 cases in the county, with 1,287 of them active. The total number of recoveries now stands at 3,429.

Sixty-seven patients are currently hospitalized.

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of July 27 is 81,025. That is an increase of 599 since July 24.

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JULY 26, 2:50 P.M. Washoe County reported one more COVID-19 related death, a man in his 60s with underlying health conditions. That gives the county 107 deaths.

There were 76 recoveries, giving the county 3,393, There were 64 new COVID-19 cases, giving Washoe County 4,788 total.

Currently there 67 people hospitalized with COVID-19. Fifty-five percent of intensive care beds are occupied and 16 percent of all ventilators are in use.

JULY 25, 4 P.M. Washoe County reported another COVID-19 related death on Saturday and reported there were 159 new COVID-19 cases, a daily record.

There are also records for the seven-day rolling average at 96 new cases a day, topping the old record of 86 on July 4, and of 1,301 active cases, topping the previous high of 1,239 on July 19.

The death was a woman in her 70s with underlying health conditions. Washoe County has had 106 COVID-19 related deaths.

Total infections are at 4,724. There were 52 recoveries, giving Washoe County 3,317 recoveries.

Washoe County reminded the public that wearing a mask if mandatory in public.

Sixty-two people are currently hospitalized. Fifty-five percent of Washoe County’s intensive care unit beds are occupied and 16 percent of ventilators are in use.

Washoe County COVID-19 statistics July 25.
Washoe County COVID-19 statistics July 25.(Washoe County)

JULY 24, 3:52 P.M. Washoe County on Friday reported one COVID-19 related death and 109 infections.

A death previously attributed to COVID-19 has been determined not to be COVID-19 related after review, so deaths remain at 105, Washoe County said.

There are now 4,565 infections. There were 75 recoveries for 3,265 total. Washoe County has 1,195 active cases.

Washoe County COVID-19 statistics for July 24.
Washoe County COVID-19 statistics for July 24.(Washoe County)

JULY 23, 3:45 P.M. Washoe County is reporting 124 new COVID-19 cases, the third most cases reported in one day.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Washoe County is 4,456, of those, 1,161 cases remain active.

There were also 74 new recoveries, bringing that total to 3,190.

No new deaths were reported.

In a press release, the Regional Information Center reminded residents who have underlying health conditions that there is greater risk of complications from COVID-19 and that extra precaution should be taken by all residents who interact with this vulnerable population.

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of July 23 is 74,583, up 1,409 since Wednesday.

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JULY 22, 3 P.M. The Regional Information Center is reporting 90 new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County and 57 recoveries.

The total number of cases in Washoe County is 4,332 with the active case count at 1,111.

No new deaths were reported. The death toll remains at 105 in Washoe County.

The total number of recoveries is 3,116.

Sixty-seven people are currently hospitalized.

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of July 22 is 73,174, up 536 since Tuesday.

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JULY 21, 2:50 P.M. Washoe County is reporting three new COVID-19-related deaths, bringing the county death toll to 105.

The patients include a man in his 60s with an underlying health condition, a woman in her 80s with underlying health conditions, and a man in his 70s. It is under investigation whether he had underlying health conditions.

The Regional Information Center said a doctor or medical examiner determines the cause of death to be COVID-19-related as either the main cause of death, underlying cause of death or contributing cause of death.

Additionally, there were 69 new cases. Active case count in Washoe County now stands at 1,078.

There were also 84 recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 3,059.

Currently, 65 people are hospitalized, and 320 people previously hospitalized for COVID-19 have been discharged.

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of July 21 is 72,638, up 1,271 since Monday.

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JULY 20, 3:30 P.M. Washoe County is reporting 65 additional COVID-19 cases, bringing the County’s total to 4,173.

The number of recoveries jumped 208 for a total of 2,974 and the number of active cases fell 143 to 1,096.

There were no new deaths reported, which is holding steady at 108.

The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients dropped by 6, for a total of 64.

According to the Nevada Hospital Association:

  • 72 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (-3% since 7/19)
  • 61 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+6%)
  • 14 percent of all ventilators are in use (unchanged)
Washoe Co. COVID dashboard for 7-20-2020
Washoe Co. COVID dashboard for 7-20-2020(Washoe County)

JULY 19, 3:40 P.M. Washoe County reported one new COVID-19 related death on Sunday, giving the county 102 overall.

The deceased is a man in his 70s. An investigation is trying to determine if he had underlying health conditions.

There were 54 new cases, giving the county 4,108 total, and 33 recoveries, giving the county 2,767 total.

In Washoe County, 55 percent of all intensive care unit beds are occupied and 14 percent of all ventilators are in use.

JULY 18, 6:15 P.M. Washoe County reported 103 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday.

Despite 46 recoveries, the number of active cases was 1,219, a new high. COVID-19 hospitalizations were 72, the lowest since June 23.

The total cases are 4,054 and total recoveries are 2,734.

Statewide, there were an additional 1,182 COVID-19 cases reported Saturday for a total of 34,477. There were nine additional deaths, giving Nevada 646 COVID-19 related deaths.

JULY 17, 4:45 P.M. Washoe County has been identified as a Yellow Zone in terms of the number of COVID-19 cases, the Regional COVID-19 Incident Management Team said Friday.

Washoe County last week had between 10 to 100 cases of COVID-19 reported per 100,000 of population and had a positive COVID-19 test rate of between 5 percent to 10 percent.

Clark County is classified in the Red Zone for having more than 100 cases per 100,000 population and for having more than 100 cases per 100,000 in population, the management team said.

These rankings follow White House Task Force recommendations.

It recommends the public do the following:

  • Always wear a mask outside the home and maintain physical distance
  • Limit social gatherings to 25 people or fewer
  • Use take out, outdoor dining or indoor dining when strict social distancing can be maintained
  • Protect anyone with serious medical conditions at home by social distancing at home and using high levels of personal hygiene

JULY 17, 2:45 P.M. Washoe County reported no deaths from COVID-19 on Friday, ending a streak of nine straight days where it reported at least one. Washoe County has 101 deaths related to COVID-19.

There were 56 new COVID-19 related cases, giving Washoe County 3,951 total. There were 51 recoveries, giving Washoe County 2,688 recoveries.

Currently, 75 people are hospitalized. Sixty-six percent of ICU beds are filled and 8 percent of all ventilators are in use.

Washoe County COVID-19 statistics July 17.
Washoe County COVID-19 statistics July 17.(Washoe County)

UPDATE JULY 16, 3:30 P.M. Washoe County is reporting two new COVID-19 deaths, bringing the County’s total to 101.

The latest deaths involve a woman in her 80′s and a woman in her 20′s. Both had underlying health conditions.

Washoe County is also reporting 85 additional positive cases for a total of 3,895 and 75 recoveries for a total of 2,637.

The number of patients hospitalized with COVID dropped by 3 for a total of 78.

UPDATE JULY 15, 11:45 P.M. Washoe County is reporting 94 new COVID-19 positive cases, bringing the County total to 3,810. The new cases were part of the 1300 COVID test results received by the County in the last day.

In addition, there has been one more death reported, a man in his 70′s with underlying health conditions. So far, 99 deaths in Washoe County have been attributed to COVID-19.

The number of recoveries is now at 2,562, up 50 in the last day. There are currently 81 COVID patients hospitalized in the County.

79% of acute beds are now in use, along with 54% of intensive care beds. Only 14% of Washoe County’s ventilators are in use.

UPDATE JULY 14, 3:10 P.M. Officials reported two new COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County, along with 27 new cases, and 62 recoveries.

The deaths include a man in his 90s with underlying health conditions and a woman in her 80s with underlying health conditions.

Officials said Tuesday the largest number of cases by age bracket continues to be the 20-29 range. Among the 844 cases who fall into that group, 260 are active cases.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 3,716 (+27 from 7/13)
  • Deaths: 98 (+2)
  • Recovered: 2,512 (+62)
  • Active cases: 1,106 (-37)
  • Currently hospitalized: 82 (-4)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 289 (+3)

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of July 14 is 64,893. That’s an increase of 893 since Monday.

According to the Nevada Hospital Association, in Washoe County as of July 14:

  • 80 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (+2% since 7/13)
  • 56 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+9%)
  • 16 percent of all ventilators are in use (-3%)

NOTE: Numbers are for all hospital patients in Washoe County and not just COVID-19 patients.

UPDATE JULY 13, 2:25 P.M. Health officials are reporting three more COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County.

The patients are all women, one in her 70s, one in her 80s, and one in her 100s. All had underlying health conditions, officials said.

Additionally, there were 60 recoveries and 54 new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 3,689
  • Deaths: 96
  • Recovered: 2,450
  • Active cases: 1,143
  • Currently hospitalized: 86
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 286

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of July 13 is 64,026, an increase of 851 since the day before.

According to the Nevada Hospital Association, in Washoe County as of July 13:

  • 78 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (-1% since 7/12)
  • 47 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-9%)
  • 19 percent of all ventilators are in use (-3%)

UPDATE JULY 12, 1:30 P.M. One more person had died due to COVID-19 related illness, Washoe County reported Sunday.

There were 61 infections, giving Washoe County 3,635 cases. There were 26 recoveries, giving Washoe County 2.390 recoveries.

Washoe County has 1,152 active cases and 88 people hospitalized with COVID-19 related illnesses. Twenty-two percent of all ventilators are in use.

There have been 63,175 tests performed in Washoe County.

UPDATE JULY 11, 3:45 P.M. Washoe County on Saturday reported another COVID-19 related death. That gives the county 92 deaths overall.

There were also 67 new cases, giving the county 3,574 total COVID-19 infections, and 51 recoveries, giving the county 2,364 recoveries.

There are 1,118 active cases. There have been 62,458 tests performed.

JULY 10, 2:44 P.M. Washoe County is reporting two more COVID-19 related deaths, giving the county 91 overall.

The deaths were both women with underlying health conditions, one in her 80s and one in her 90s.

It also reported 65 recoveries, giving the county 2,313 overall and 48 new cases, giving Washoe County 3,507 total cases.

Currently, there are 1,103 active cases. There are have 61,224 tests performed.

Washoe County COVID-19 statistics July 10.
Washoe County COVID-19 statistics July 10.(Washoe County)

JULY 9, 2:50 P.M. Officials are reporting four new COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County, and 131 new positive cases.

The deceased include:

  • A female in her 80s with underlying health conditions
  • A male in his 70s and it is under investigation if there were underlying health conditions
  • A female in her 70s with underlying health conditions
  • A female in her 100s with underlying health conditions

The number of deaths ties for highest number reported in one day back on June 5.

The 131 new cases mark the second highest number of daily cases reported in Washoe County. The highest was 150 on July 3.

The county said the uptick in cases is related to exposed contacts, social gatherings, domestic travel and people not social distancing. Several of the recently-reported cases indicated that they attended gatherings on the 4th of July.

Additionally, there were 78 recoveries for a total of 2,248.

The number of cases now stands at 3,459, with the active case count at 1,122.

Eight-two people remain hospitalized, with 256 people being discharged.

According to the Nevada Hospital Association, in Washoe County as of July 9:

  • 78 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (+0% since 7/8)
  • 50 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-8%)
  • 20 percent of all ventilators are in use (-3%)

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of July 9 is 59,906. That number is up 1,383 from July 8.

JULY 8, 12:10 P.M. Officials reported three additional COVID-19-related deaths Wednesday, bringing the total number of deaths in Washoe County to 85.

The patients were all men, one in his 80s and two in their 90s. All three had underlying health conditions, officials said.

There were also 33 new positive cases, bringing the total number of cases to 3,328. Active case count stands at 1,073.

Officials also reported 47 new recoveries, bringing that total to 2,170.

Eighty-eight people remain hospitalized.

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JULY 7, 2:55 P.M. There were 35 new positive COVID-19 cases in Washoe County and 75 recoveries. No new deaths were reported.

The number of COVID-19 cases now stands at 3,295, with 1,090 active cases.

The total number of recoveries in Washoe County is 2,123.

Ninety-one people are currently hospitalized.

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of July 7 is 57,851. That number is up 537 since July 6.

ULY 6, 6:00 P.M. Washoe County is reporting 35 new positive COVID-19 cases. The Health District also found a error in Sunday’s reported number, which was over-reported by 33 cases. So the net change for July 6 is only two additional cases for a total of 3,260.

There were no new deaths reported.

Recoveries increased by 62 for a total of 2,048.

Currently, 88 patients are hospitalized in Washoe County for COVID, an increase of 2 from July 5th.

JULY 5, 6:15 P.M. Washoe County is reporting three COVID-19 related deaths.

All three had underlying health conditions: a woman in her 50s, a woman in her 90s and a man in his 80s.

That gives Washoe County 82 COVID-19 related deaths.

There were 93 new cases in Washoe County and 19 recoveries.

Washoe County has 3,258 COVID-19 cases, 1,986 recoveries, 1,190 active cases and 86 who are hospitalized.

Washoe County COVID-19 statistics July 5
Washoe County COVID-19 statistics July 5(Washoe County)

JULY 4, 1:50 P.M. Washoe County reported 102 recoveries from COVID-19 on Saturday and 92 new cases.

That gives Washoe County 3,165 new cases and 1,967 recoveries. Deaths remained at 79.

There were an additional 1,457 tests given. There are 1,119 active cases.

The Washoe County Health District urged people to limit large gatherings for this 4th of July holiday to protect the population most vulnerable population from COVID-19. The age ranges most contracting COVID-19 in Washoe County are from 20s to 40s. The elderly are at the highest risk of dying.

Washoe County COVID-19 statistics for July 4.
Washoe County COVID-19 statistics for July 4.(Washoe County)

JULY 3, 3:10 P.M. Washoe County is reporting two additional COVID-19-related deaths.

They include a woman in her 70s with underlying health conditions and a man in his 60′s with no underlying health conditions.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 deaths in Washoe County to 79.

There were also 150 new COVID-19 cases, a new daily record. This breaks the previous record of 119 set Thursday, July 2.

The health district said more than 100 cases have been reported in four of the last eight days.

The health district said the epidemiological curve is no longer flat and is trending strongly upward with the addition of the new cases. The 7-day moving average for new cases per day is at 87.

Active cases in Washoe County is now at 1,129. Active cases have more than doubled since June 3, 2020, when they were at 554.

There were 38 new recoveries, bringing that total to 1,865. Eighty-four people are currently hospitalized.

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of July 3 is 54,007. That’s up 1,460 tests since July 1.

Washoe County COVID-19 statistics July 3
Washoe County COVID-19 statistics July 3(Washoe County)

JULY 2, 12:45 P.M. Washoe County is reporting another COVID-19-related death. The woman was in her 80s with underlying health conditions. The death toll in Washoe County now stands at 77.

There were also 119 new cases, breaking the record of 110 new cases set on June 30. The total number of cases is now 2,923.

There was one additional recovery, bringing that total to 1,827.

Active cases now stand at 1,019.

There were 52,547 COVID-19 tests conducted.

In a press release, the health district said the followng:

The rise in COVID-19 cases is alarming: Since June 18, the record for the most single-day COVID-19 cases has been set five times. The 7-day moving average for new cases per day on June 18 was 30. Today, the average is 74.

To see Washoe County’s Impact Dashboard with the breakdown of numbers, click here.

JULY 1, 11:40 A.M. Washoe County is reporting an additional COVID-19 death, the 76th in the county.

The number of positive test results increased by 38, for a total of 2804. Washoe County Health Officer Kevin Dick says his department is still expecting more lab results today, so the number may increase again.

Recoveries now total 1,755. The number of active cases is at 973, a drop in five cases from Tuesday.

JUNE 30, 4:07 P.M. Washoe County reached a new daily record of COVID-19 cases, with officials reporting Tuesday 110 additional cases. The previous record was 108 on June 26.

Active cases grew to 978, also a new record and 65 higher than the previous high of 913, set on June 29.

There were also 45 additional recoveries, bringing that total to 978. Seventy-nine people are currently hospitalized. No new deaths were reported.

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of June 30, was 49,627, up 369 tests from Monday, June 29.

The Washoe County Health District is urging residents to reconsider any large celebratory gatherings over the 4th of July holiday where social distancing and universal mask usage cannot be maintained, saying community transmission of COVID-19 in Washoe County is occurring at a rapid pace.

JUNE 29, 3:25 P.M. Washoe County is reporting its 75th COVID-19 death, the first since June 24th.

The patient was a man in his 60′s with underlying health conditions.

In the last day, Washoe County has experienced 56 new positive cases for a total of 2,656. There were also 17 additional recoveries for a total of 1,668.

78 COVID patients are currently hospitalized, which is down one in the last day.

JUNE 28, 1:30 P.M. Washoe County is reporting 27 new positive COVID-19 cases, bringing the county’s total to 2,600. There have also been 3 new recoveries for a total of 1,651.

Washoe County is not reporting any new deaths, which stands at 74.

Currently, there are 79 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Washoe County.

JUNE 26, 3:45 P.M. Washoe County reported 108 new COVID-19 cases Friday, another single-day record.

The active cases reached 806, topping the prior record of 748 on June 24.

The county said the increase is not a result of a laboratory backlog or an outbreak of cases in a care facility.

“The increase is tied to people going back to their normal, everyday, pre-COVID-19 activities,” Washoe County District Health Officer Kevin Dick. “Our contact tracers are seeing small, widespread clusters related to residents congregating with people outside their household.”

The latest numbers give Washoe County 2,512 infections overall.

Seventy-four people are currently hospitalized in Washoe County with COVID-19 illness. Fifty-five percent of intensive care unit beds are occupied and 17 percent of ventilators are in use.

Washoe County said these are the events that cause transmission fo COVID-19:

  • Going to work while sick
  • Attending indoor and outdoor family/friend gatherings
  • Retail shopping, including the grocery store
  • Restaurant dining
  • Parties (Bridal showers, baby showers, graduation parties, weddings)
Washoe County COVID-19 statistics for June 26
Washoe County COVID-19 statistics for June 26(Washoe County)

June 25, 2:05 P.M. Washoe County is reporting a new high mark for the number of hospitalized patients at 77.

The number of positive COVID-19 tests in Washoe County increased by 28 new cases for a total of 2,404.

In addition, there were 38 new recoveries for a total of 1,592.

There were no new deaths reported.

June 24, 11:35 A.M. Washoe County is reporting 90 new COVID 19 cases in the last day, setting a new high number for positive cases. The increase brings the county’s COVID 19 total to 2,376.

Washoe County Health Officer Kevin Dick says the increase is not due to increased testing or delays in reporting. Instead, Dick says the number represents greater exposure in the public.

There were an additional 28 recoveries, bringing that total to 1,554.

There were no new deaths reported.

June 23, 2:00 P.M. Washoe County Health Officials are reporting 54 news cases of COVID-19 along with 30 recoveries.

There were no new deaths reported.

Washoe County has now seen 2,286 positive cases of COVID 19, with 1,526 recoveries.

JUNE 22, 3:34 P.M. Washoe County Health Officials are reporting 23 news cases of COVID-19 along with 19 recoveries and 1 additional death.

The new death was a woman in her 70′s with underlying conditions.

There are currently 2,232 total cases in Washoe County with 662 of them being active.

JUNE 21, 2:10 P.M. Washoe County reported 69 recoveries from COVID-19 on Sunday.

It attributed the high number of recoveries to a review of recoveries of state-licensed facilities like nursing homes. That gives Washoe County 1,477 recoveries total.

It also reported 30 new cases of COVID-19, giving the county 2,209 cases total.

There are 659 active cases and 72 people hospitalized.

Fifty percent of all ICU beds are occupied, and 16 percent of all ventilators are in use.

JUNE 20, 2:40 P.M. For the third straight day, the number of active COVID-19 cases hit a record level in Washoe County.

There were 42 new cases reported Saturday by Washoe County, giving the county 2,179 COVID-19 cases overall.

There were 29 recoveries, giving the county 1,408 overall.

Deaths remained at 73.

For Washoe County hospitals, 50 percent of intensive care unit beds are occupied and 16 percent of all ventilators are in use.

June 19, 2:15 P.M. - Washoe County is reporting 31 new COVID 19 positive cases and one additional death.

The fatality involved a woman in her 70′s with underlying health problems.

The County now has reported 2,137 total cases, with 1,379 recoveries.

Currently, 69 patients are hospitalized for treatment of COVID, which is down two from Thursday.

There were 15 recoveries.

June 18, 4:10 P.M. Washoe County reported another death from COVID-19, bringing the total to 72.

It also reported 83 new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County. That would be a record one for one day, except that a delay in processing test results caused results from two days to be released at once.

However, the 670 active cases is a high mark, breaking the former highest mark on June 13 by 28 cases.

There were 46 recoveries, giving Washoe County 1,364 recoveries.

The death was a man in his 60s with underlying conditions.

“It’s imperative that residents understand COVID-19 is not slowing down in our community,” Washoe County District Health Officer Kevin Dick said in a statement. “The health and wellbeing of our vulnerable populations is at stake. Studies are coming out showing the efficacy of wearing face coverings and social distancing of 6 feet to reduce community transmission. Please look out for fellow Nevadans by practicing these safety measures.”

JUNE 17, 12 P.M. Washoe County is reporting seven new COVID-19 cases and 14 recoveries.

The new cases bring the total number in Washoe County to 2,023. The total recoveries is 1,318.

No new deaths were reported.

JUNE 16, 3:03 P.M. The same day the state of Nevada reported a record number of COVID-19 cases, Washoe County reported 13 new cases and 12 recoveries.

Washoe County has 2,016 infections on Tuesday. It reported 26 new infections on Monday.

The state of Nevada reported 379 new cases on Tuesday.

The 12 recoveries bring the total recoveries in Washoe County to 1,304.

Washoe County has 641 active cases. Forty-two percent of ICU beds are utilized and 16 percent of ventilators are in use.

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