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Nevada sees lowest 1-day total of new COVID cases in 5 months

Nevada on Tuesday reported 290 new coronavirus cases over the previous day, the lowest single-day enhance of cases in almost 5 months.

Updated knowledge from the Department of Health and Human Services confirmed the state additionally recorded 13 deaths over the earlier 24 hours.

The up to date figures introduced totals to 289,029 cases and 4,733 deaths, in line with the state’s coronavirus web site.

New cases of COVID-19, the illness brought on by the new coronavirus, had been effectively beneath the 14-day shifting common of every day reported cases, which dropped to 497. It was the lowest single-day enhance since 262 cases had been recorded on Sept. 22, in line with information maintained by the Review-Journal.

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Fatalities had been barely beneath the shifting two-week common of every day deaths, which stood at 14. The rate has been declining in the state since peaking at 39 on Jan. 13-14.

The state’s two-week positivity rate, which measures the share of folks examined who’re confirmed to have COVID-19, dropped to 12.3 % on Tuesday, a 0.5-percentage-point lower from the day prior. On Monday, the rate dropped beneath 13 % for the primary time since mid-November.

Clark County on Tuesday reported 246 new coronavirus cases and eight further deaths, in line with knowledge posted to the Southern Nevada Health District’s coronavirus web site. The up to date figures introduced totals in the county to 222,916 cases and three,658 deaths.

The county’s two-week positivity rate remained larger than that of the state as a complete, at 13.6 %, state knowledge reveals.

This is a growing story. Check again for updates.

Contact Katelyn Newberg at [email protected] or 702-383-0240. Follow @k_newberg on Twitter.