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Washoe County COVID risk drops to “High”

Washoe County is now at a High risk of COVID 19
Washoe County is now at a High risk of COVID 19(Washoe Co. Health District)
Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 9:41 AM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The COVID situation in Washoe County is improving. The COVID Risk Meter is now at “High”, down from the “Very High” risk level.

The current COVID wave peaked in Washoe County on September 13th with a seven day moving average of nearly 313 cases per day. As of Monday, October 11th, the seven day moving average was down to 111 new cases a day.

The current positivity rate is about 12 percent. The Governor’s criteria for High COVID risk is 8 percent.

So far, Washoe County has had 63,099 total COVID cases with 863 deaths. 3,561 of the COVID cases involved vaccinated individuals, otherwise known as breakthrough cases.

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