NEW: Nevada reports 41 COVID-19 deaths as test positivity drops below 12%


LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada reports 41 extra COVID-19-related deaths as its test positivity rate drops below 12%, the newest information from the state exhibits.

Of Nevada’s 41 extra deaths up to now day, 38 had been from Clark County, in response to information launched Wednesday. The state’s 14-day rolling common is now 14 deaths per day.

Nevada reports 363 new COVID-19 circumstances, with 284 from Clark County. The state’s complete circumstances are actually at 289,392. Clark County has a complete of 223,200.

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

The test positivity rate dropped once more Tuesday, falling from 12.3% to 11.8%, persevering with a pattern of declines that started on Jan. 14. The report — 22.3% — was reported on Dec. 8, 2020.

Hospitalizations are actually below 800 COVID-19 sufferers within the state.

There had been 8,214 checks carried out within the final day, in response to 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 purple 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 certainly one of seven counties flagged within the tracker, up to date every day on the DHHS Dashboard.

Clark County has a case rate of 838 per 100,000, and a test positivity of 13.0%.


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 dashboard. Be certain to click on the “vaccinations” tab underneath the “Current Status” high tab.

The DHHS reports 464,037 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Nevada, as of Feb. 16. Of the state’s complete doses, 314,234 had been administered in Clark County.

The CDC’s vaccination data exhibits that Nevada has acquired greater than 593,275 vaccine doses as of Feb. 17.

To discover out when and the place you possibly can anticipate to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine, click on HERE.

Below is the full COVID-19 report for Tuesday, Feb. 16.


NOTE: The state will not 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 Tuesday, in response to information launched Wednesday.

The variety of hospitalizations decreased by 33 within the final day, and the present complete is 740 confirmed/suspected circumstances.

More information from the Nevada Hospital Association (as of Feb. 11):

  • Statewide licensed beds occupied: 79%
  • ICU models occupancy rate: 67%
  • Ventilators in use: 37%

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

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


There had been 176 sufferers in intensive care models (ICU) throughout the state, down 17 from the day past.

The DHHS report confirmed 110 sufferers on ventilators, down three from the day past.

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


There are actually 289,392 confirmed circumstances and 4,774 COVID-19-related deaths in Nevada, with 363 new circumstances reported within the final day.

More than 1,000 circumstances have been reported in Nevada in 84 of the previous 106 days. The state set a report for COVID-19 circumstances on Jan. 6 with 3,402.

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

Top 5 Number of COVID-19 circumstances (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 41 new COVID-19-related deaths statewide. The 14-day rolling common of every 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 said in a information launch.

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

The Nevada DHHS says you will need to notice that there’s usually a delay in dying reporting. Cumulative every day dying counts are displayed by the date of dying, reasonably than the date the dying was reported to the state. The complete rely for statewide deaths on the primary tab might not equal the sum of the cumulative every day dying counts due to circumstances the place actual date of dying 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 Tuesday, a complete of two,634,991 checks have been carried out in Nevada, with a rise of 8,214 up to now 24 hours.

The test positivity is now being reported as a 14-day common, which places it at 11.8% as of Tuesday, down from 12.3% 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


Of Nevada’s 363 new COVID-19 circumstances, about 78 p.c of them — 284 — had been reported in Clark County on Tuesday, in response to information launched by the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) on Wednesday.

There is now a complete of three,696 deaths, 223,200 confirmed circumstances and 12,682 hospitalizations, in response to the Southern Nevada Health District dashboard that (*41*).

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

There had been 38 deaths reported in Clark County within the final day. In its most up-to-date report, the well being district states that 158.7 folks have died for each 100,000 folks in Clark County.

SNHD information exhibits that 2,748 positive cases had been reported within the county over the previous seven days.

About a 3rd of the circumstances (30.8%) reported in Clark County are amongst Hispanics, making it probably the most impacted ethnic group regionally and practically half (45.7%) of the constructive circumstances 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 youngsters (MIS-C) in its every day report. Eleven circumstances had been reported in January. So far in February, eight new circumstances have been reported, with the newest coming in reports on Feb. 16, bringing the entire to 50.

All of those circumstances had been reported in youngsters underneath the age of 14, and all of whom examined constructive for COVID-19.

MIS-C is a situation the place totally different physique elements can turn into 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 study extra about it and its affect on youngsters. While there isn’t a recognized trigger, many youngsters 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 212,724 recovered circumstances; that’s 95.3% of all reported circumstances within the county, in response to 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 has modified the best way it’s reporting COVID-19 circumstances. At the tip of every week, the college will replace its graph noting new circumstances.

According to the newest report, 14 new COVID-19 circumstances had been recorded within the final week, 12 amongst college students, two involving workers, and one college member. A complete of 723 circumstances, together with each college students and staff, have been recorded since UNLV started monitoring COVID-19 information on March 25.



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 shall be decided by risk-level.

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

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

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Nevada is presently 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 constant to induce the general public to not let up on mask-wearing and social distancing.

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