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Nevada reports 898 additional COVID-19 cases, 33 more deaths

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Published: Feb. 6, 2021 at 3:38 PM PST
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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada on Saturday reported 898 additional known COVID-19 cases and 33 additional deaths, increasing the state’s pandemic totals to 283,391 cases and 4,496 deaths.

Seven-day rolling averages of daily new cases and daily deaths in the state decreased over the past two weeks. That’s according to data from The COVID Tracking Project.

The rolling average of daily new cases dropped from 1,451.7 on Jan. 22 to 887.7 on Friday while the rolling average of daily deaths dropped slightly from 37.1 to 35 during the same period. The number of infections is thought to be far higher.  

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