NEW: Nevada reports over 600 COVID cases, small drop in test positivity from weekend


Below is the Full COVID-19 report for last weekend, June 4-6

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Nevada is reporting seven additional COVID-19-related deaths and more than 600 new cases over the weekend. The state’s test positivity rate remains low – 3.5% – in data released today. Over 40% of vaccine-eligible Nevadans have completed their vaccinations.

CASES & DEATHS & TESTS

Nevada reported 627 new cases of COVID-19, most in Clark County (556), over the weekend. The state’s total number of cases is now 326,019. Clark County has a total of 253,006. It’s important to note that the state no longer updates the dashboard on weekends, which may explain why the Monday and Tuesday reports show higher case and death totals.

Nevada reported seven additional COVID-19-related deaths over the weekend, four in Clark County. Nevada’s most populous county now has 4,424 of the state’s 5,607 deaths. The 14-day moving average is two deaths per day.

The test positivity rate fell to 3.5% over the weekend. It was previously 3.6%, according to data from June 4. The rate continued to hit all-time highs as it declines day by day, the data shows. It fell below 5.0%, the World Health Organization target, on May 17.

On Sunday, a total of 3,415,946 tests were performed in Nevada, with an increase of 12,716 over the weekend.

* NOTE: Daily lab data from DHHS and SNHD reports is updated every morning for the previous day.

MONITORING NV COUNTIES

March 12 marked the first time in more than six months that no county had been reported in the tracker. A county is reported for high transmission of the disease if it meets two or three of the above criteria. In today’s report, the counties of Elko, Eureka and Lincoln were reported.

Clark County cleared all state COVID-19 standards on Wednesday, May 27, when the case rate fell below 200 per 100,000 population in the past 30 days.

The case rate now stands at 142 per 100,000 in the past 30 days. Testing (178 tests per day per 100,000) and test positivity rate (3.4%) are within state acceptable limits.

IMMUNIZATION UPDATE

The ‘vaccinations’ tab on the DHHS dashboard provides updates vaccination numbers every day of the week. Click here for see the dashboard. Be sure to click on the ‘vaccinations’ tab under the top ‘Current Status’ tab.

The state health department reports 2,310,144 doses COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Nevada, to June 6. Of Nevada’s total doses, 1,802,380 were administered in Clark County, according to the Southern Nevada Health District. daily dashboard update.

The state’s health department reports that more than 40% of currently eligible Nevadans are fully vaccinated, and more than 49% of those eligible have started vaccinations. Clark County reports that more than 39% of its eligible population is fully vaccinated, approaching its target of 60%.

To see a list of COVID-19 vaccination sites and pop-up clinics, click HERE.

HOSPITALIZATIONS IN NEVADA

NOTE: The state does not update hospitalization data, including the number of patients in intensive care units or on ventilators, on Sundays or public holidays.

According to the state Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the number of hospital patients in Nevada was UP of the weekend.

The current number of hospitalizations is 238 confirmed / suspected cases. Hospitalization measures set new lows over the past week, and the state has not seen a significant increase since counties eased social distancing protocols on May 1. Nevada Association of Hospitals Notes.

According to the NHS, “While much of the state reopened on or around May 1, per new CDC guidelines on masks for those vaccinated, June 1 is the official reopening set by the governor. We haven’t seen any resurgence following changes to mask and social distancing requirements. “

To give some perspective, the state set a record for inpatients on Dec. 13 with 2,025 cases.

You can find this data under the “Current state – Hospitalizations” tab of the DHHS dashboard

RECOVERY CASES

The number of people who have recovered from the virus in Clark County continues to increase. The county’s latest update estimates a total of 242,790 recovered cases; that’s 96% of all reported cases in the county, according to The latest SNHD report.

The health district offers a daily card with the number of positive tests in each postcode in Clark County.


Nevada reopened to 100% capacity on June 1 and social distancing guidelines were lifted, helping the state return primarily to pre-pandemic times, with a few exceptions.

Fully vaccinated Nevadans no longer have to wear masks. However, masks should always be worn when required by federal, state, local, tribal or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidelines.

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