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State reports 5 more deaths
Five more people have died from COVID-19, the state reported Monday evening.
That brings the statewide total to 163. The state does not report where the deaths happened.
So far, 32,347 Nevadans have been tested, including 3,830 positive tests. The actual number of positive cases in the state is likely higher because of the lack of testing.
Three additional recoveries reported in Carson-Douglas region
Quad-County Emergency Operations Center on Monday reported three additional recoveries and no new positive cases of COVID-19 in the Quad-County region of Carson City and Lyon, Douglas and Storey counties.
The total number of cases remains at 61, with 18 recoveries. A total of 43 cases remain active. There are four Quad-County residents currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.
Case counts by municipality are:
- Carson City: 28 total cases, 19 active cases, 9 recovered
- Douglas County: 15 total cases 10 active cases, 5 recovered
- Lyon County: 18 total cases, 14 active, 4 recovered
- Storey County: 0 cases
As of April 19, 1,124 COVID-19 tests were administered in the Quad-County region. COVID-19 collection and testing supplies are now meeting the demands of those needing testing in the Quad-Counties. Carson City Health and Human Services continues to follow the CDC priorities for testing, which are the same testing priorities utilized by all healthcare testing entities within the Quad-County region.
Reno Dutch Bros employee tests positive
A Reno Dutch Bros employee has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from the company.
The employee worked at a Dutch Bros coffee shop at 4555 S. Virginia St., across from the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, and had their last shift there on Friday, April 10.
They began exhibiting symptoms on April 13, three days after their last shift. Dutch Bros learned of the employee’s positive test on Saturday, April 18.
Employees who worked with that infected person have been identified and are currently in self isolation and are receiving paid leave.
That Dutch Bros location will undergo a deep clean.
25 more cases reported in Washoe County
Twenty-five more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Washoe County, according to new numbers posted to the Washoe County Health District dashboard.
In total, 18 people have died in the county and 662 people have tested positive.
Churchill County man dies
A Churchill County man has died of COVID-19, according to a release from the county.
The man, who was in his 50s, had underlying medical conditions. He had been hospitalized at Renown Regional Medical Center and died on Saturday, April 18.
A total of three people in Churchill County have tested positive for coronavirus.
Clark County cases increase to 2,998
The known number of COVID-19 cases in Clark County is sitting just shy of 3,000 on Monday morning, at 2,998.
The case count there increased by 58 patients on Monday, one of the smallest increases there in several weeks.
Clark County also is not reporting any new deaths related to coronavirus. So far, 137 people there have died of the virus.
105 more Nevada cases reported
The total number of known COVID-19 patients in Nevada increased to 3,830 on Monday, a 105-case jump over what was previously reported on Sunday, according to new numbers released by the Nevada Health Alliance.
The statewide number of deaths has not been updated yet this morning and remains at 158.
So far, 32,347 people have been tested in Nevada.
Washoe County death toll rises to 18
Two more people in Washoe County have died of COVID-19 and 31 more people tested positive for coronavirus, according to new numbers released by the Washoe County Health District.
Both of those who died, a man in his 60s and a woman in her 60s, had underlying health conditions.
The new numbers on Sunday bring the totals in Washoe County to 18 COVID-19 related deaths and 637 known people who have tested positive.
So far, 151 people have recovered and 44 are currently hospitalized.
Nevada coronavirus cases rise to 3,728
The known number of Nevadans with COVID-19 has increased to 3,728 on Sunday, according to new numbers released by the Nevada Health Response.
The number of deaths remains at 157.
This is a 102 case increase over the 3,626-case high reported on Saturday.
As of Sunday, 31,598 people have been tested statewide.
Check out the scenes as hundreds gather for a rally to open up the Nevada economy in Carson City on April 18, 2020. Reno Gazette Journal
Nevadans protest Sisolak’s state shutdown
A crowd of people gathered Saturday at the state capitol in Carson City to protest Gov. Steve Sisolak’s statewide shutdown.
The protest was organized by Operation Nevada, an event to promote the reopening of all businesses in Nevada.
Capitol Police estimated between 150 to 200 participants protested along Carson Street in front of the Capitol and more in a parade of honking cars.
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