NEW: Nevada reports 37 COVID-19 deaths, 10.2% test positivity rate

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada’s test positivity rate is nearer to being beneath 10% because the state reports 37 extra COVID-19-related deaths, the most recent information from the state exhibits.

Of Nevada’s 37 extra deaths previously day, 29 had been from Clark County, in accordance with information launched Saturday. The state’s 14-day rolling common is now 14 deaths per day.

Nevada reports 371 new COVID-19 instances, with 267 from Clark County. The state’s whole instances are actually at 290,671. Clark County has a complete of 224,227.

Daily case totals have dropped under 1,000 since Jan. 30.

The test positivity rate dropped once more Friday, falling from 10.7% to 10.2%, persevering with a pattern of declines that started on Jan. 14. The document — 22.3% — was reported on Dec. 8, 2020.

Hospitalizations are actually under 700 COVID-19 sufferers within the state.

There had been 6,747 assessments carried out within the final day, in accordance with the Department of Health and Human Services.

For the 18th week in a row, Clark County was flagged for elevated illness transmission. Clark County stays within the crimson on Nevada Health Response’s “county criteria tracker.” The county was flagged for elevated illness transmission after meeting the factors of excessive case charges and excessive test positivity. Clark is one in all six counties flagged within the tracker, up to date each day on the DHHS Dashboard.

Clark County has a case rate of 721 per 100,000, and a test positivity of 11.5%.

VACCINATION UPDATE

The DHHS Office of Analytics added a “vaccinations” tab to its dashboard on Wednesday, Feb. 3. It will present immunization numbers and be up to date each Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Click HERE to see the dashboardBe certain to click on the “vaccinations” tab beneath the “Current Status” prime tab.

The DHHS reports 518,135 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Nevada, as of Feb. 18. Of the state’s whole doses, 359,900 had been administered in Clark County.

The CDC’s vaccination data exhibits that Nevada has obtained greater than 646,450 vaccine doses as of Feb. 20.

To discover out when and the place you’ll be able to count on to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine, click on HERE.


Below is the full COVID-19 report for Friday, Feb. 19.

NEVADA HOSPITALIZATIONS

NOTE: The state shouldn’t be updating hospitalization information, together with the variety of sufferers in ICU models or on ventilators, on Sundays or holidays. 

According to the state’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the variety of hospitalized sufferers in Nevada was DOWN on Friday, in accordance with information launched Saturday.

The variety of hospitalizations decreased by 31 within the final day, and the present whole is 639 confirmed/suspected instances.

More information from the Nevada Hospital Association (as of Feb. 18):

  • Statewide licensed beds occupied: 77%
  • ICU models occupancy rate: 61%
  • Ventilators in use: 31%

The state set a document excessive for hospitalized sufferers on Dec. 13 with 2,025 instances.

Top 5 Number of Hospitalizations (statewide) Date reported
1 2,025 Dec. 13
2 2,008 Dec. 15
3 2,001 Dec. 22
4 1,996 Dec. 20, Dec. 21
5 1,988 Dec. 29
You can discover this information on the Nevada DHHS coronavirus dashboard, under the “Trends — Hospitalizations” tab

ICU/VENTILATOR DATA FOR FRIDAY, FEB. 19:

There had been 145 sufferers in intensive care models (ICU) throughout the state, down 9 from the day prior to this.

The DHHS report confirmed 103 sufferers on ventilators, down three from the day prior to this.

You can discover this information on the Nevada DHHS coronavirus dashboard, under the “Trends — Hospitalizations” tab

NEVADA CASES, TESTING, DEATHS

There are actually 290,671 confirmed instances and 4,868 COVID-19-related deaths in Nevada, with 371 new instances reported within the final day.

More than 1,000 instances have been reported in Nevada in 84 of the previous 109 days. The state set a document for COVID-19 instances on Jan. 6 with 3,402.

Here are the biggest single-day will increase for COVID-19 instances in Nevada:

Top 5 Number of COVID-19 instances (statewide) Date reported
1 3,402 Jan. 6
2 3,194 Dec. 4
3 3,159 Nov. 24
4 3,063 Dec. 8
5 2,988 Dec. 22
You can discover this information on the Nevada DHHS coronavirus dashboard, under the “Trends — Confirmed Cases” tab

The DHHS is reporting 37 new COVID-19-related deaths statewide. The 14-day rolling common of each day deaths now stands at 14.

“Please keep in mind that the death rates we are seeing correspond to cases diagnosed up to 5 weeks ago,” Nevada Health Response acknowledged in a information launch.

A latest replace to the state’s COVID-19 daily death graph (Mortality Trends tab of DHHS dashboard) exhibits the best depend of fatalities — 47 — on Jan. 11, adopted by 46 deaths on Dec. 22.

The Nevada DHHS says it is very important word that there’s typically a delay in demise reporting. Cumulative each day demise counts are displayed by the date of demise, slightly than the date the demise was reported to the state. The whole depend for statewide deaths on the primary tab could not equal the sum of the cumulative each day demise counts due to instances the place precise date of demise is unknown or pending report.

Here are the best variety of COVID-19-related deaths recorded in a single day in Nevada:

Top 5 Number of deaths (statewide) Date reported
1 47 Jan. 11
2 46 Dec. 22
3 45 Dec. 10, Dec. 18
4 44 Jan. 6, Jan. 9
5 43 Dec. 6, Jan. 20
You can discover this information on the Nevada DHHS coronavirus dashboard, under the “Trends — Deaths” tab

As of Friday, a complete of two,656,833 assessments have been performed in Nevada, with a rise of 6,747 previously 24 hours.

The test positivity is now being reported as a 14-day common, which places it at 10.2% as of Friday, down from 10.7% the day earlier than. It reached 10% on Oct. 24 however earlier than then, Nevada had not recorded a test positivity at or above 10% since Sept. 1.

*NOTE: Daily lab information from DHHS and SNHD reports is up to date each morning for the earlier day.

This info is under the “Current Status — Confirmed Cases” tab of the DHHS dashboard

CLARK COUNTY CASES, TESTING, DEATHS

Of Nevada’s 371 new COVID-19 instances, about 72 % of them — 267 — had been reported in Clark County on Friday, in accordance with information launched by the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) on Saturday.

There is now a complete of three,778 deaths, 224,227 confirmed instances and 12,891 hospitalizations, in accordance with the Southern Nevada Health District dashboard that updates daily.

Southern Nevada surpassed 200,000 COVID-19 instances on Jan. 17.

There had been 29 deaths reported in Clark County within the final day. In its most up-to-date report, the well being district states that 162.2 folks have died for each 100,000 folks in Clark County.

SNHD information exhibits that 2,029 positive cases had been reported within the county over the previous seven days.

About a 3rd of the instances (30.9%) reported in Clark County are amongst Hispanics, making it probably the most impacted ethnic group domestically and practically half (45.7%) of the optimistic instances reported within the county are within the age group of 25 to 49.

The SNHD is together with the variety of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in kids (MIS-C) in its each day report. Eleven instances had been reported in January. So far in February, 10 new instances have been reported, with the most recent coming in reports on Feb. 18, bringing the whole to 52.

All of those instances had been reported in kids beneath the age of 14, and all of whom examined optimistic for COVID-19.

MIS-C is a situation the place completely different physique components can grow to be infected, together with the center, lungs, kidneys, brain, pores and skin, eyes, or gastrointestinal organs. 

According to the well being district, MIS-C is uncommon and remains to be being studied by the CDC to be taught extra about it and its impression on kids. While there isn’t a identified trigger, many kids with MIS-C had the virus that causes COVID-19 or shut contact with somebody who did.

The quantity of people that have recovered from the virus in Clark County continues to extend. The newest county replace estimates a complete of 214,099 recovered instances; that’s 95.5% of all reported instances within the county, in accordance with SNHD’s latest report.

The well being district gives a daily map with the number of positive tests in each ZIP code in Clark County.

UNLV COVID-19 CASE UPDATE

UNLV has modified the way in which it’s reporting COVID-19 instances. At the tip of every week, the college will replace its graph noting new instances.

According to the latest report, 4 new COVID-19 instances had been recorded within the final week, 4 amongst college students, none involving workers, and none amongst school members. A complete of 727 instances, together with each college students and staff, have been recorded since UNLV started monitoring COVID-19 information on March 25.

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NEVADA COVID-19 MITIGATION EFFORTS

On Feb. 11, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak introduced a “safe reopening plan” that begins on Monday, Feb. 15, with capability limits being lifted to 35% or 50% for sure companies and actions. This will probably be decided by risk-level.

Gatherings may even be capped at 100 folks or 35% capability, whichever is much less, although massive gathering plans could also be submitted for occasions. No approvals for big gatherings will probably be offered earlier than March 1.

The reopening plan expands capability to 50% on March 15 at nearly all companies and actions, and on May 1, selections will shift from the state to native authorities:

More element:

Nevada is at the moment working with the third version of the vaccine playbook, which outlines the state’s plans to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to its residents.

Gov. Sisolak is continuous to induce the general public to not let up on mask-wearing and social distancing.

SEE ALSO: Previous day’s report

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