Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-07-23 15:05:57 –
The following is Complete COVID-19 Report on Thursday, July 22
Las Vegas (KLAS) — Nevada has reported 1,003 new COVID-19 cases (881 in Clark County), and data released Friday show that more than 1,000 patients are currently hospitalized for COVID-19. ..
The state’s positive test rate has now risen from 12.7% to 12.8%, following the steadily increasing 14.1% in Clark County.
Nevada reported 20 deaths, 17 of which came from Clark County.
Hospitalizations have increased by 30 and are now 1,001 across the state. According to a report from the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, 913 of these cases have been identified, 88 of which are suspected to be COVID-19.
Clark County continues to fuel a larger number, with nearly 88% of Nevada’s COVID-19 cases. Nevada, nine of the 17 counties in Nevada, is flagged as at high risk of infection, including Washoe County, the second largest metro area in Nevada with Reno and Spark.
Clark County and Nevada continue to be high COVID-19 infection rates. On the White House’s list of “fields of interest” According to the latest report released on Friday morning. Nevada is listed in other highly infected countries such as Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Utah.
The Clark County Commissioner set new mask requirements on Tuesday. Starting Thursday, July 22, employees will be required to wear a mask if they work indoors in a publicly available location.Last week, the South Nevada Health District Everyone should wear a mask, whether or not they are vaccinated In a crowded indoor public place.
Breakdown of cases and deaths and tests
The number of cases in Nevada has increased by 1,003 over the past day, most of them in Clark County (881). The total number of cases in the state is currently 349,043. There are a total of 273,860 people in Clark County. It’s important to be careful The state no longer updates the dashboard over the weekend Or a holiday. This may be the reason for the high total number of cases and deaths in the Monday and Tuesday reports.
The positive test rate in Nevada is 12.8%, up from 12.7% the day before. It fell below the World Health Organization target of 5.0% on May 17, and exceeded it on June 28. Clark County’s rate is even higher, from 14.0% the day before to 14.1%.
Nevada has reported 20 COVID-19-related deaths in the last 24 hours. 17 of them were in Clark County. Southern Nevada currently accounts for 4,616 of the state’s 5,817 deaths. The 14-day moving average is 5 deaths per day.
As of Thursday, a total of 3,663,843 COVID-19 tests were conducted in Nevada, an increase of 7,812 over the past day.
* Note: Daily lab data from DHHS and SNHD reports The day before..
July 6 was the first time Clark County had been flagged for increased transmission of the disease since March 3. (Counties are flagged as having increased disease transmission if they meet two or three of the above criteria).. In today’s report, Clark remains flagged with the counties of Carson City, Churchill, Elco, Esmeralda, Lincoln, Lyon, Nai and Washoe.
Clark County’s case rate (670 per 100,000 in the last 30 days) and test positive rate (14.1%) are reported in the data reported today. The tests (210 tests per 100,000 per day) are within state tolerance.
State Health Department Report 2,637,799 doses Part of the COVID-19 vaccine was administered in Nevada. As of July 22nd. Of the total dose in Nevada, 2,107,647 were administered in the southern part of the state, according to the health district. Daily dashboard updates..
As of today, more than 46% of Nevadans currently vaccinated are fully vaccinated, and 55% of the eligible population have begun vaccination. Clark County reports that more than 48% of eligible residents are fully vaccinated, approaching the target of 60%.
Breakdown of hospitalizations in Nevada
Note: The state has not updated hospitalization data weekend Or holiday..
According to the state Department of Health and Social Welfare (DHHS), The number of inpatients in Nevada up Over the past day, 30 patients have increased.
The current number of hospitalizations 1,001 confirmed / suspicious cases.. The hospital reported that 202 of these patients were in the intensive care unit and 109 were on ventilator.
“As of July 20, Nevada is about 30 days from the formation of the current wave. The current total (n = 994) is close to the peak level of the second wave in Nevada (n = 1,147), It is about half of the largest wave (third) that peaked in December 2020 (n = 2,025). The second wave peaked after a continuous increase in hospitalization for about 44 days, and the third wave , Peaked after hospitalization increased for about 66 consecutive days. Latest report from Nevada Hospital Association (NHA).
“The increase in Nevada’s COVID-19 cases is fully driven by activity in the southern part of the state. In the north and rural areas, a very modest increase or stability continues,” said NHA. I am.
The NHA states in a weekly summary that hospitals can handle the current number of cases.
“Southern hospitals appreciate the high occupancy of all causes at the same time as this fourth wave of COVID-19 patients. However, hospitals have not reported a shortage of supplies, drugs or vaccines. Hmm. Staff challenges and the ability to transfer outpatients to skilled nursing homes have been reported to add a level of complexity to high occupancy. “
To give some perspective, the state set a record high for inpatients with 2,025 cases on December 13.
Recovery Cases in Southern Nevada
The number of people recovering from the virus in southern Nevada continues to grow. The latest county update estimates a total of 256,201 recovered cases. According to this, this is 93.9% of all cases reported in the county. Latest report of SNHD..
Health district provides Daily map containing the number of positive tests for each zip code in Clark County..
Nevada Reopened to 100% capacity on June 1st The social distance guidelines have been lifted, helping the state return to most pre-pandemic eras, with a few exceptions.
Beginning July 22, employees working indoors in publicly available areas will be required to wear masks.
Otherwise, fully vaccinated Nevadans no longer need to wear a mask. However, you must wear a mask if required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, regulations, or regulations, including guidance for local businesses and workplaces.
Related item: Previous day’s report