Las Vegas, Nevada 2020-10-17 16:07:40 –
Las Vegas (KLAS) — Data released on Saturday recorded 967 new COVID-19 cases in Nevada and 807 new COVIDs in Clark County. Currently, a total of 89,652 COVID-19 cases have been identified across the state and 74,544 in Clark County.
The Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) said in a statement released Saturday that “more new case reports are expected as more people are tested and more laboratory reports are received by the health district. It’s not outside. “
The test positive rate in Nevada was below 10%, but increased almost completely on the final day. SNHD is reminding residents of southern Nevada to follow public health guidelines and recommendations as the state and Clark County see an increase in COVID-19 cases.
“The rise in positive rates clearly reminds the public of the importance of following public health recommendations to protect themselves and others in order to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the community. That’s what SNHD says. “People continue to limit time in public and need to wear face covers when contacting someone outside the family. If someone is ill, they should stay home. COVID If you have been in contact with or suspect you have been exposed to -19, you should be tested. Those who are waiting for test results may have negative results or until they get negative results. You must be at home and away from others for 14 days from the last day of possible exposure. “
Nevada has not reported any new COVID-19-related deaths in the last 24 hours. Of the 1,707 deaths in Nevada, 1,468 are in Clark County.
Clark County reported one additional case of multiple organ inflammatory syndrome on Friday, bringing the total to twelve. On Saturday, the county returned to report 11 MIS-C cases.
According to Nevada Health Response, 14,803 COVID-19 tests were conducted in Nevada on Thursday. The state typically reports 8,000 to 10,000 tests a day.
Note: The state has not updated hospitalization data, including ICU unit or ventilator patient counts. Sunday Or a holiday.
According to data released Saturday, the state’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) had a total of 503 inpatients in Nevada as of Friday. This is an increase of 34 in the last 24 hours.
According to the latest report from the Nevada Hospital Association (NHA), hospitalizations for confirmed COVID-19 cases are increasing in the state. In a report on October 12, NHA called the recent increase “a sign of serious illness.”
The organization states that it is too early to define an increase in inpatients, which may indicate a “beginning of the fall resurrection” or a lack of public interest in the COVID-19 guidelines. It states.
The state set a record of 1,165 inpatients on 31 July.
The highest number of hospitalizations is after July 23rd.
|Top 5||Number of hospitalizations (state-wide)||Reporting date|
ICU / ventilator data for Friday, October. 16:
There were 139 patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) across the state on Friday, down three from the previous day.
The DHHS report showed 60 patients wearing ventilators, as they did the day before.
More data from the Nevada Hospital Association (as of October 15):
- State-wide hospital occupancy: 73%
- ICU unit utilization rate: 57%
- Ventilator in use: 30%
Nevada Incident, Test, Death
Currently, there are 89,652 confirmed cases and 1,707 COVID-19-related deaths in Nevada, with 967 new cases reported on the final day.
DHHS has not reported any new COVID-19-related deaths across the state in the last 24 hours.
It is important to note that death reports by both states and counties are delayed.
“Remember that the mortality rate we see corresponds to cases diagnosed up to 5 weeks ago,” Nevada Health Response said in a news release.
A recent update to the state’s COVID-19 daily mortality graph (mortality trends, page 3 of the DHHS dashboard) shows the highest number of deaths on August 5 and 6, the same as 26. , Shows that 23 people died on August 15th.
Note: If the DHHS changes data with new deaths reported in the last few days, the maximum number of deaths may change.
Maximum number of deaths recorded per day:
|Top 5||Deaths (state-wide)||Reporting date|
|1||26 people died||August 5th, August 6th|
|2||23 people died||August 15|
|3||22 people died||August 11|
|Four||21 people died||August 9|
|Five||20 people died||July 29|
The Nevada DHHS states that it is important to note that death reports are often delayed. Cumulative day deaths are displayed by date of death, not the date the death was reported to the state. The total number of deaths across states in the first tab is Equal to the total number of cumulative deaths per day because the exact date of death is unknown or awaiting reporting.
The largest daily increase in COVID-19 cases in Nevada is as follows:
|Top 5||COVID-19 Number of Cases (State-wide)||Reporting date|
State health experts say the number of cases will increase in the state as more testing sites are opened and more COVID-19 tests are performed.
As of Friday, a total of 1,130,608 tests have been conducted in Nevada. According to the state, the shift to a “test encounter” methodology that considers people who underwent both rapid and PCR tests on the same day will reduce the total number of reported tests by 3.8% overall.
Nevada’s test positive rate is below 10% due to stable new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations over the past few weeks. Currently, the test positive rate is reported as a 14-day average, reaching 9.2% as of Friday.
* Note: Daily lab data from DHHS and SNHD reports The day before.
Clark County Incident, Test, Death
Of the 967 new COVID-19 cases in Nevada, 807 were reported in Clark County on Friday, according to data released Saturday by the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD).
There are currently a total of 1,468 deaths, 74,544 confirmed cases and 6,953 hospitalizations, according to the Nevada Southern Health District dashboard, which is updated daily.
The latest report states that the health district killed 63.0 people for every 100,000 people in Clark County.
SNHD data show that 2,966 positive cases have been reported in the county in the last 7 days.
More than one-third (39.3%) of the cases reported in Clark County are Hispanic and are the most affected ethnic group in the area, with nearly half (47.7%) of the positive cases reported in the county. The age group is 25 to 25 years old. 49.
SNHD includes the number of Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndromes (MIS-C) in its daily report. Two more cases have been reported since September 10. One on September 30th, one on October 2nd, for a total of 11. Additional cases were reported on October 16th, totaling 12 casesHowever, the county returned to report 11 cases on Saturday, October 17. All of these cases were reported in children younger than 14 years, all of whom were COVID-19 positive.
MIS-C is a condition in which various parts of the body, such as the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, skin, eyes, and gastrointestinal organs, can become inflamed.
According to the health district, MIS-C is rare and is still being studied by the CDC to learn more about it and its impact on children. Although there is no known cause, many children with MIS-C had close contact with the virus that causes COVID-19, or with infected people.
The number of people recovering from the virus in Clark County continues to grow. As of Friday, the county estimates a total of 67,719 recovered cases. According to the latest report from SNHD, this is 90.8% of all cases reported in the county.
The Health District provides a daily map showing the number of positive tests for each zip code in Clark County.
UNLVCOVID-19 Case Update
UNLV has changed the way cases are reported. At the end of each week, the university updates the graph to record new cases.
According to the latest report, 32 new COVID-19 cases were recorded last week. Twenty-nine were students, one was a staff member, and two were faculty members. A total of 240 cases, including both students and employees, have been recorded since UNLV began tracking COVID-19 data.
Click here to view UNLV’s COVID-19 report.
Nevada COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced on Tuesday, September 29, that he would adjust the group’s rally limit to 250 people. This is five times the current 50-person limit under the COVID-19 regulation.
The changes took effect on Thursday, October 1st.
This means that many events, such as live performances and church services, may soon return to Nevada. See: Governor Sisorak raises crowd cap to 250, coming into effect on Thursday..
Nevada is still addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, and hospitalizations and cases are on the decline. In August, Governor Sisorak announced that Nevada’s new long-term plan would be state-controlled but implemented locally.
Here’s a quick breakdown of how this works:
- The state updates the county’s high infectious disease transmission standards weekly. This includes tests, case rates and positive rates.
- High-risk counties need to develop and implement action plans that address the source of infection and the spread of the community.
Click here for more information on this new approach.
The Nevada COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force permits the reopening of bars, taverns, wineries, and similar businesses in Clark County after Governor Sisorak extended Phase 1 restrictions on bars in Clark County on July 10. Voted for September 17th. The facility reopened on September 20th.Nevada COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force votes to allow Clark County bars and taverns to reopen
The state moved to Phase 2 of resumption on Friday, May 29, following a mid-March directive that forced the closure of all non-critical businesses to avoid the spread of the coronavirus.
Nevada Health Response Authority said on Tuesday, June 9, Nevada’s COVID-19 data showed a above-average daily increase in COVID-19 cases across the state. They prevent the Nevadans from staying at home as much as possible, covering their faces in public, maintaining a social distance of 6 feet, and catching up with proper hand hygiene to minimize the spread of the virus. It reminds me to take action.
See also: Friday Report