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3 new COVID-19 deaths, 54 new cases in Washoe County

Additionally, there were 60 recoveries
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Published: Jun. 16, 2020 at 3:11 PM PDT|Updated: 8 hours ago
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - 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.

To see the county’s latest updates, click here.

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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