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Washoe County COVID-19 Update: County gives record number of vaccines

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Regional Information Center(Washoe County)
Published: Jan. 25, 2021 at 2:59 PM PST|Updated: 18 hours ago
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - FEB. 28: The Washoe County Health District administered 2,070 COVID-19 vaccines on Saturday, the most ever in one day.

Most were to people 65 and older. Three were second doses.

There have been 48,570 vaccines administered by all sources in Washoe County.

There were 161 recoveries reported on Sunday, giving the county 38,004 recoveries total. That dropped the active cases to 4,262.

There were 17 new infections reported, giving the county 42,908 total. Deaths remained unchanged at 642.

People hospitalized with COVID-19 increased to 35.

FEB. 27 Washoe County on Saturday reported 88 recoveries from COVID-19, giving the county 37,843 total recoveries.

It dropped the number of active cases to 4,406.

There were 20 new cases, giving the county 42,891 infections overall.

There were 35 people hospitalized with COVID-19, an increase of nine.

There were no new vaccinations reported. There were 1,764 new tests.

FEB. 26 Health officials reported two more COVID-19-related deaths Thursday. The patients who died include a man in his 70s and a man in his 80s. Both had an underlying health condition.

Officials said the total deaths for Washoe County remains at 642 because the two deaths were found to have already been accounted for.

There were also 82 new cases and 200 recoveries.

The State of Nevada reported 5,652 additional COVID-19 vaccines administered since Wednesday, Feb. 24, for a total of 113,007 doses administered by all community providers in Washoe County.

FEB. 25 Health officials reported 52 new COVID-19 cases Thursday in Washoe County. Additionally, there were 329 recoveries giving the county 37,555 overall.

No new deaths were reported.

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of February 24 is 371,585 (+1,483 since 2/23).

The county is reminding residents that people 65 and older are now eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine at the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center. To sign up, fill out the Washoe County Senior COVID-19 Vaccine Wait List Form, or call 775-328-2427.

When more vaccine is shipped to Washoe County, random selections from the wait list will be made to fill available appointment times. Right now, there is not enough vaccine to administer to everyone 65 years and older, officials said.

If you are over 70 and signed up for the wait list yet didn’t receive an invitation, you are asked to check your email and voicemail.

FEB. 24 Washoe County reported two COVID-19 related deaths on Wednesday, giving the county 642 altogether.

Both were women in their 70s with underlying health conditions.

There were 271 recoveries against 11 new cases, dropping the active cases to 4,869

Washoe County now has 42,737 total cases and 37,226 recoveries.

There are 35 people hospitalized with COVID-19 related illnesses. There were 1,483 new tests performed.

There were 4,552 new vaccines administered in Washoe County in the last day.

Forty-eight percent of intensive care unit beds are occupied and 13 percent of ventilators are in use.

FEB. 23 Health officials reported 102 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday and 373 recoveries. The 102 cases reported is the most since Feb. 5 when there was 149 cases.

The Health District administered 1,024 vaccines on Monday with seniors 70 years and older making up a portion of those receiving the vaccine.

· Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 42,726 (+102 from 2/22)

· Deaths: 640 (+0)

· Recovered: 36,955 (+373)

· Active cases: 5,131 (-271)

· Hospitalized with COVID-19*: 48 (+0)

· Vaccines administered in Washoe County total**: 102,873 (+0 from 2/22)

· Vaccines administered by Washoe County Health District***: 43,197 (+1,024 from 2/22)

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of February 23: 370,102 (+2,070 since 2/22).

FEB. 22 The Regional Information Center for Washoe County reported 14 new cases of COVID-19 and 205 recoveries on Monday. The total number of cases now sits at 42,624 and total recoveries is now up to 36,582. No new deaths were reported for the second day in a row.

The total number of active cases dropped by 191 to 5,402. Health officials report 5,195 more doses of the vaccine have been administered since Friday, February 19, bringing the total to 102,873.

FEB. 21 Washoe County on Sunday reported 190 recoveries from COVID-19, bringing total recoveries in the county to 36,377.

There were 20 new infections, bringing the total to 42,610.

Active cases dropped to 5,593. There were no deaths reported.

The Washoe District Health Department gave 666 doses of COVID-19. The total vaccines given from all sources in Washoe County is 97,678.

FEB. 20 Washoe County on Saturday reported two COVID-19 related deaths, giving the county 640 overall.

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

There were 53 new infections, giving the county 42,590 total cases. There were 168 recoveries, giving the county 36,187 recoveries. That lowered the active cases to 5,763.

There were 690 new tests performed.

FEB. 18 Washoe County on Thursday reported two COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total to the county to 635.

The deceased, a woman in her 50s and a man in his 70s, both had underlying health conditions.

The county reported 256 recoveries, giving it 35,760 overall. It reported 38 new infections, giving the county 42,480 overall.

The active cases dropped to 6,076. There were 59 people hospitalized with COVID-19 illness.

There have been 92,732 COVID-19 vaccines given in Washoe County and there were 1,205 new COVID-19 tests.

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

FEB. 17 Washoe County on Wednesday reported 479 recoveries, 33 new cases and no deaths.

That dropped the number of active cases to 6,306.

The total infections are 42,442 and total recoveries are 35,503.

Sixty-one people are hospitalized with COVID-19. There were 1,292 tests administered.

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

Washoe County has had 92,732 vaccines administered, 17,300 from Feb. 10.

FEB. 16 Health officials on Tuesday reported three new COVID-19 deaths in Washoe County.

The patients include three females, ages in their 60s, 70 and 80s, and all had an underlying health condition. There have been 633 total COVID-19-related deaths since March 2020.

There were also 25 new cases and 246 recoveries.

The Washoe County Health District administered 1,340 additional COVID-19 vaccines on Monday (737 second doses) and 36,432 overall. All first doses administered yesterday went to seniors 70 years and older, and many were from underserved zip codes as determined by the Washoe County Community Health Needs Assessment.

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of February 16 is 362,966 (+424 since 2/15).

FEB. 15 Washoe County health officials are reporting two additional COVID-19 deaths and 24 new cases.

The latest deaths involve a woman in her 90s and a man in his 70s. Both had underlying conditions.

In the last day, Washoe County also reported 257 recoveries.

According to the Nevada Hospital Association, in Washoe County as of February 15th:

  • 64 percent staffed hospital beds are occupied (-9% since 2/12)
  • 62 percent of all licensed hospital beds are occupied (-7%)
  • 43 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-10%)
  • 20 percent of all ventilators are in use (+0%)

FEB 14 Washoe County on Sunday reported 205 COVID-19 recoveries, giving the county 34,521 altogether.

That lowered the active cases to 7,211.

There were 82 new cases, giving the county 42,360 altogether.

There were no deaths reported Sunday.

There were 70 people hospitalized with COVID-19.

The county reported total vaccines given in Washoe County at 75,432.

FEB 13 Washoe County on Saturday reported one COVID-19 related death, a man in his 70s with underlying health conditions.

That gives Washoe County 628 COVID-19 related deaths.

There were 258 recoveries, giving the county 34,315 recoveries. The number of people currently infected dropped to 7,334.

There were 29 new cases, bringing the total infections to 42,278. Seventy people remained hospitalized.

The total vaccines administered in Washoe County reached 75,432. There were 1,278 new tests performed.

FEB. 12 Health officials reported two more COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County on Friday bringing the total number of deaths to 627 since March 2020.

The patients include two women in their 80s. One had an underlying health condition and the other it’s undetermined if there was an underlying health condition.

There were also 29 new cases and 478 recoveries reported.

The Washoe County Health District administered 1,350 COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday (666 second doses) and overall has administered 32,690 (11,560 second doses).

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of February 12: 359,420 (+1,157 since 2/11).

FEB. 11 Health officials announced two more COVID-19-related deaths Thursday - two men in their 80s with underlying health conditions. There have been 625 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County since March 2020.

Additionally, there were 85 new COVID-19 cases and 479 recoveries.

The Washoe County Health District administered 1,298 COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday (678 second doses) and overall has administered 31,340 (10,894 second doses).

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of February 11: 358,263 (+1,498 since 2/10).

FEB. 10 There were three more COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County, health officials reported Wednesday.

The patients who died include a man in his 90s and two men in their 80s. All had an underlying health condition.

Additionally, there were 35 new COVID-19 cases and 528 recoveries.

Officials reported that the Washoe County Health District administered its 30,000th COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, for a total of 30,042 vaccines, and more than 10,000 residents have received their second dose.

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of February 10 is 356,765 (+1,182 since Feb. 9).

FEB. 9 Health officials on Tuesday reported four additional COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County.

The patients include a female in her 70s, a male in his 70s, a female in her 80s and a female in her 90s. All had an underlying health condition, officials said. There have been a total of 620 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County.

There were also 13 additional COVID-19 cases, the fewest number of new cases reported in one day since June 17, 2020 when seven cases were reported.

There were also 384 recoveries, giving Washoe County 32,573 recoveries overall.

Active cases (8,907) are below 9,000 for the first time since. Nov. 27, officials said.

The Washoe County Health District administered 620 COVID-19 vaccinations (615 second doses) yesterday. The Health District has administered 29,190 COVID-19 vaccines (9,383 second doses).

FEB. 8 Washoe County is reporting just 71 new COVID 19 cases in the last day with 351 new recoveries. Currently, Washoe County has 9,282 active cases which is down 280 from the previous day.

There were no new deaths reported in the last day.

FEB. 7 Washoe County reported one COVID-19 related death on Sunday, giving the county 616 total.

The deceased was a man in his 80s with underlying health conditions.

Recoveries outnumbered infections 333 to 80. That dropped the active cases to 9,562.

There are 42,016 total cases and 31,838 recoveries.

The county reports 102 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 illness.

The Washoe County District Health Department reported giving 1,270 vaccines. There have been 58,873 vaccines given by all sources in Washoe County.

FEB. 6 Washoe County reported two COVID-19 related deaths on Saturday. It gives the county 615 deaths total.

Both were men with underlying health conditions, one in his 90s and one in his 40s.

On Saturday, recoveries outpaced new infections 257 to 52.

Washoe County now has 31,505 recoveries and 41,936 total infections. Active cases dropped to 9,816. There are 102 people hospitalized with COVID-19 illness.

The Washoe County District Health Department gave 1,811 vaccinations. Total vaccinations from all sources is reported to be 58,873.

There were 1,322 tests performed.

FEB. 5 Washoe County is reporting four additional COVID-19 deaths, but the cumulative total is only rising by 3. One previously reported death has now been found to be a resident from outside Washoe County, so they are not being included in the County’s death total.

The latest cases involve a two men in their 70s, a man in his 80s and a woman in her 80s.

The County is also reporting 302 new recoveries and 149 new cases.

The number of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in Washoe County fell by 15 and is now at 102.

According to the Nevada Hospital Association, in Washoe County as of February 5:

· 71 percent staffed hospital beds are occupied (+4% since 2/4)

· 68 percent of all licensed hospital beds are occupied (+2%)

· 50 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+4%)

· 16 percent of all ventilators are in use (+1%)

FEB. 4 Washoe County on Thursday reported four COVID-19-related deaths.

The death total is now 610. The total increased by only three since a death attributed to Washoe County was a person who lived in another county.

The deceased are all people in their 60s. Two, a man and a woman, had underlying health conditions. It was not known if the other two, a man and a woman, had underlying conditions.

There were 645 recoveries, giving the county 30,946 recoveries. Active cases dropped to 10,179.

There are 149 new cases, bringing the total to 41,735.

There are 117 people hospitalized.

There were 678 vaccines given by Washoe County Heath Department. There were 58,873 total vaccines given in Washoe County.

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

FEB. 3 There were three more COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County, officials reported Wednesday.

The patients who died include a man in his 80s and a man in his 50s, both with underlying health conditions, and a man in his 90s where it is unknown if there was an underlying condition.

Health officials said there have been a total of 607 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County.

Additionally, there were 95 new COVID-19 cases and 474 recoveries.

The Washoe County Health District administered 586 COVID-19 vaccines on Tuesday (560 second doses). The total number of vaccines administered is at 23,677 (7,130 second dose).

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of February 3: 348,477 (+1,108 since 2/2).

FEB. 2 Health officials reported three more COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County on Tuesday, and 41 new cases.

The patients who died include a man in his 80s, a man in his 50s and a woman in her 80s; all had an underlying health condition. There have been 604 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County since March 2020.

The 41 new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County is the fewest cases reported since Oct. 10, 2020 which was 39.

There were also 440 recoveries giving the county 29,827 overall.

The Washoe County Health District administered 630 COVID-19 vaccines on Monday (625 second doses).

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of February 2 is 347,369 (+510 since 2/1).

FEB. 1 Washoe County is reporting 61 new COVID-19 positive cases in the last day and 277 new recoveries.

The County also recorded one additional death, a woman in her 60s. The County’s cumulative death toll is now 601.

Currently, there are 112 patients hospitalized for COVID in Washoe County, which is down 12 from the previous day.

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

  • 65 percent staffed hospital beds are occupied (-3% since 1/29)
  • 64 percent of all licensed hospital beds are occupied (-3%)
  • 47 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-2%)
  • 16 percent of all ventilators are in use (-6%)

JAN. 31 Washoe County on Sunday reported no COVID-19 related deaths.

The county reported 111 COVID-19 related deaths in January, down from 211 reported in December. There were 80 COVID-19 related deaths in November and 39 in October. There were 600 COVID-19 related deaths in Washoe County.

The county on Sunday reported 373 recoveries, giving the county 29,110 total recoveries. That dropped the active cases to 11,679. There are 124 people hospitalized with COVID-19.

There were 108 new cases, giving the county 41,389 total.

The Washoe County Health District administered 1,691 vaccines, a record for one day.

There were 1,289 tests administered.

JAN. 30 Washoe County on Saturday reported three more COVID-19 deaths, giving the county 600 deaths overall.

“COVID-19 has made a devasting impact on our community and today is a stark reminder of it,” Kevin Dick, district health officer for the Washoe County Health District, said in a statement. “As we attempt the largest mass-vaccination effort of this generation, we need to keep fighting this virus with proper mitigation measures in place and continue to wear a mask, socially distance, avoid gatherings and wash our hands.”

The three deceased are all men, two their 70s (one had an underlying health condition and it’s unknown if the other did) and one in his 50s with an underlying health condition

Recoveries again outpaced new infections. There were 227 recoveries, giving the county 28,727 overall. It dropped the active cases to 11,944.

There were 166 new cases, giving the county 41,281 overall.

There are 124 people hospitalized with COVID-19 related illness. The Washoe County Health District gave an additional 702 vaccines.

JAN. 29 The Regional Information Center reports two more COVID-19-related deaths and 177 new cases.

The patients who died include a woman in her 90s and a woman in her 80s, both had an underlying health condition. There have been a total of 597 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County.

Additionally, there were 269 recoveries, for a total of 28,510 recoveries.

Officials reported that the Washoe County Health District administered its 20,000th COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday. It administered 1,036 COVID-19 vaccines on the day (340 second doses) for a total of 20,056 total (4,989 second doses).

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of January 29: 343,443 (+1,538 since 1/28).

JAN. 28 Washoe County is reporting six additional COVID-19 deaths, bringing the county total to 595.

The fatalities involve two men in their 60s, two men in their 70s, a man in his 80s and a woman in her 80s.

The County is also reporting 480 recoveries and 120 new COVID-19 cases.

According to the Nevada Hospital Association, in Washoe County:

  • 69 percent staffed hospital beds are occupied (+1% since 1/27)
  • 68 percent of all licensed hospital beds are occupied (+1%)
  • 51 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+3%)
  • 23 percent of all ventilators are in use (-3%)

JAN. 27 The Washoe County Health District is reporting two new COVID-19 deaths, a woman in her 80s and a man in his 90s. The cumulative death toll is now 589.

In the last day, there were also 138 new positive cases and 274 new recoveries in the County.

In the last day, the County administered 1,240 COVID-19 vaccinations, 550 of which were second doses.

You can find more information on the COVID-19 vaccine in Washoe County at www.COVID19WashoeVaccine.com.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 40,818 (+138 from 1/26)
  • Deaths: 589 (+2)
  • Recovered: 27,761 (+274)
  • Active cases: 12,468 (-138)
  • Hospitalized with COVID-19*: 132 (-8)
  • Vaccines administered by Washoe County Health District**: 18,140 (+1,240 from 1/26)

JAN 26 Health officials are reporting three more COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County, as well as 56 new cases, and 391 recoveries.

The patients who died include a male in his 80s with an underlying health condition, a female in her 60s with an underlying health condition, and a male in his 90s who it’s unknown if there was an underlying health condition. There have been 587 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County.

The Washoe County Health District administered about 689 COVID-19 vaccines on Monday (all second doses). The Health District has administered 16,900 COVID-19 vaccines (3,219 second doses) as of Monday.

To see a list of all known organizations administering vaccines to seniors 70 years and older, click here and click “Priority Lanes.”

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 40,680 (+56 from 1/25)
  • Deaths: 587 (+3)
  • Recovered: 27,487 (+391)
  • Active cases: 12,606 (-338)
  • Hospitalized with COVID-19*: 140 (-3)
  • Vaccines administered by Washoe County Health District**: 16,900 (+689 from 1/25)

The total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of January 26: 338,987 (+799 since 1/25)

JAN. 25 Washoe County Health officials reported one COVID-19-related death Monday, as wells as 75 new cases and 368 recoveries.

The patient who died was a man in his 80s with an underlying health condition. There have been 584 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County.

Additionally, we’re reporting 75 new COVID-19 cases and 368 recoveries.

The Washoe County Health District administered about 930 COVID-19 vaccines on Sunday (all second doses). The Health District has administered 16,211 COVID-19 vaccines (2,530 second doses) as of Sunday.

On Monday, the Health District received 6,510 total COVID-19 vaccine doses of both Pfizer and Moderna. Of that amount, 4,170 are for second doses and 2,340 are for first doses. This shipment of first doses was about 25 percent less than what was received last week.

The Regional Information Center reports, in total, 25,420 doses have been received, which accounts for an adjustment made by the federal government and CDC to account for how many doses can be extracted from each vial of vaccine. Previously, about five doses were extracted but after careful evaluation, it’s been determined that six doses can be extracted, which therefore increases the total doses available, officials said.

To see a list of all known organizations administering vaccines to seniors 70 years and older, see the www.covid19washoevaccine.com website under “Priority Lanes.”

To see previous stories on Washoe County COVID-19 cases, click here.

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