NEW: Nevada reports slight increase in hospitalizations, drop in test positivity rate


LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada reports 13 extra COVID-19-related deaths, a dropping test positivity rate and a slight increase in hospitalizations, the most recent information from the state reveals.

Of Nevada’s 13 extra deaths in the previous day, eight have been from Clark County, in keeping with information launched Tuesday. The state’s 14-day rolling common is now 13 deaths per day.

Nevada reports 290 new COVID-19 instances, with 246 from Clark County. The state’s whole instances at the moment are at 289,029. Clark County has a complete of 222,916.

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

The test positivity rate dropped once more Monday, falling from 12.8% to 12.3%, persevering with a pattern of declines that started on Jan. 14. The file — 22.3% — was reported on Dec. 8, 2020.

Hospitalizations at the moment are beneath 800 COVID-19 sufferers in the state.

There have been 7,971 checks carried out in the final day, in keeping 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 in 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 one in all 9 counties flagged in the tracker, up to date each day on the DHHS Dashboard.

Clark County has a case rate of 857 per 100,000, and a test positivity of 13.6%.


The DHHS Office of Analytics added a “vaccinations” tab to its dashboard on Wednesday, Feb. 3. It will present weekly immunization numbers and contains whole doses reported as administered in Nevada WebIZ, whole vaccinations reported as initiated and whole vaccinations reported as accomplished.

The DHHS reports 375,402 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Nevada, as of Feb. 9. Of the state’s whole doses, 252,553 have been administered in Clark County.

The CDC’s vaccination data reveals that Nevada has obtained greater than 550,375 vaccine doses as of Feb. 14.

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Below is the full COVID-19 report for Monday, Feb. 15.


NOTE: The state isn’t 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 UP on Monday, in keeping with information launched Tuesday.

The variety of hospitalizations elevated by 18 in the final day, and the present whole is 773 confirmed/suspected instances.

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 file 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


There have been 193 sufferers in intensive care models (ICU) throughout the state, down 4 from yesterday.

The DHHS report confirmed 113 sufferers on ventilators, down 4 from yesterday.

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


There at the moment are 289,029 confirmed instances and 4,733 COVID-19-related deaths in Nevada, with 290 new instances reported in the final day.

More than 1,000 instances have been reported in Nevada in 84 of the previous 105 days. The state set a file for COVID-19 instances on Jan. 6 with 3,402.

Here are the most important 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 13 new COVID-19-related deaths statewide. The 14-day rolling common of each day deaths now stands at 13.

“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) reveals the best rely of fatalities — 47 — on Jan. 11, adopted by 46 deaths on Dec. 22.

The Nevada DHHS says it is very important notice that there’s usually a delay in loss of life reporting. Cumulative each day loss of life counts are displayed by the date of loss of life, moderately than the date the loss of life was reported to the state. The whole rely for statewide deaths on the primary tab could not equal the sum of the cumulative each day loss of life counts due to instances the place precise date of loss of life 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 Monday, a complete of two,626,777 checks have been performed in Nevada, with an increase of seven,971 in the previous 24 hours.

The test positivity is now being reported as a 14-day common, which places it at 12.3% as of Monday, down from 12.8% 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 290 new COVID-19 instances, about 85 p.c of them — 246 — have been reported in Clark County on Monday, in keeping with information launched by the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) on Tuesday.

There is now a complete of three,658 deaths, 222,916 confirmed instances and 12,593 hospitalizations, in keeping with the Southern Nevada Health District dashboard that updates daily.

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

There have been eight deaths reported in Clark County in the final day. In its most up-to-date report, the well being district states that 157 individuals have died for each 100,000 individuals in Clark County.

SNHD information reveals that 3,012 positive cases have been reported in the county over the previous seven days.

About a 3rd of the instances (30.7%) reported in Clark County are amongst Hispanics, making it probably the most impacted ethnic group regionally and almost half (45.7%) of the constructive instances reported in the county are in the age group of 25 to 49.

The SNHD is together with the variety of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in youngsters (MIS-C) in its each day report. Eleven instances have been reported in January. So far in February, seven new instances have been reported, with the most recent coming in reports on Feb. 12, bringing the full to 49.

All of those instances have been reported in youngsters beneath 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 develop 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 continues to be being studied by the CDC to be taught extra about it and its influence on youngsters. While there isn’t a identified 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 increase. The newest county replace estimates a complete of 212,227 recovered instances; that’s 95.2% of all reported instances in the county, in keeping 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 has modified the best way it’s reporting COVID-19 instances. At the top of every week, the college will replace its graph noting new instances.

According to the latest report, 14 new COVID-19 instances have been recorded in the final week, 12 amongst college students, two involving workers, and one college member. A complete of 723 instances, 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 might be decided by risk-level.

Gatherings may even be capped at 100 individuals or 35% capability, whichever is much less, although giant gathering plans could also be submitted for occasions. No approvals for big gatherings might be supplied 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:

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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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