Washoe County COVID-19 Update: 73 new cases, 120 recoveries

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Published: May. 3, 2021 at 1:17 PM PDT|Updated: 16 hours ago
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - MAY 10 Washoe County health officials are reporting 73 new cases and 120 recoveries over the past 3 days. No new deaths were reported and active cases went up by 9 to 1,779.

The breakdown of cases between Saturday and Monday is as follows:

  • Saturday, May 8: 27 cases, 47 recoveries
  • Sunday, May 9: 23 cases, 33 recoveries
  • Monday, May 10: 23 cases, 40 recoveries

9,676 more people in Washoe County are now fully vaccinated, bringing the total percentage of vaccinated residents 16 and older to 42.1 percent. About 55 percent of people in the county have started the vaccination process.

MAY 7 Washoe County crossed the 150,000 threshold for fully vaccinated residents, the county announced Friday.

The number of fully vaccinated people increased 6,103 from Thursday, giving the county 151,486 fully vaccinated people.

The number of people who received at least one vaccine is 349,893.

The county reported 66 people recovered from COVID-19, giving the count 43,088 total recoveries.

There were 50 new cases, giving the county 45,529 total cases.

Thirty-eight people are hospitalized with COVID-19 and there are 1,770 active cases.

There were no deaths reported

The positivity rate is 5.4 percent.

MAY 6 Washoe County on Thursday reported two more COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total deaths in the county to 671.

The deceased are a woman in her 60s and a man in his 50s, both with underlying health conditions.

Washoe County reported 126 recoveries, giving the county 43,052 total recoveries.

There were 39 new cases reported, giving the county 45,479 total cases.

There are 1,756 active cases and 37 people hospitalized with COVID-19 illness.

The positivity rate is 5.5 percent.

There are 145,383 people fully vaccinated.

MAY 5 There were 29 new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County, health officials reported Wednesday. Additionally, there were 62 recoveries giving the county 42,988 recoveries overall.

No new deaths were reported.

The positivity rate in Washoe County is 5.6 percent.

The number of fully vaccinated residents is 142,661 or 37.26 percent of Washoe County population 16 and older.

Health officials are urging residents who got the first dose of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine to get the second dose following nationwide reports of people refusing to get the second dose. A recent CDC report showed that the second dose of a Pfizer or Moderna vaccine prevented 94 percent of hospitalizations for COVID-19 whereas one dose only prevented 64 percent of hospitalizations.

MAY 4 Health officials are reporting 26 new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County and 75 recoveries.

No new deaths were reported. The death toll remains at 669.

The positive rate in Washoe County is 5.7 percent.

The total number of residents who have had at least one vaccine is 334,209 or 53.48 percent.

The number of fully vaccinated residents is 138,718 or 36.23 percent.

MAY 3 Washoe County Health officials on Monday reported 79 new COVID-19 cases and 192 recoveries. The numbers reflect data over the last three days.

No deaths were reported.

The breakdown of cases/recoveries is as follows:

Saturday, May 1: 27 cases, 65 recoveries

Sunday, May 2: 23 cases, 50 recoveries

Monday, May 3: 29 cases, 77 recoveries

The COVID-19 positivity rate in Washoe County, per the State’s COVID-19 Dashboard, is at 5.8 percent, which is down from 6.7 percent on April 25.

More than 200,000 Washoe County residents have had their vaccines initiated.

The number of Washoe County residents fully vaccinated is 136,469 or 35.65 percent of the population.

To see previous COVID-19 numbers for Washoe County, click here.

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