Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-09-20 15:39:09 –
The following is Complete COVID-19 report for the weekend 17-19 September
Las Vegas (KLAS) — Nevada reports a total of 2,213 new COVID-19 cases (1,287 from Clark County) over a three-day period and 35 deaths in data released today.
Monday totals are usually much higher than the daily count because they include statistics collected on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, but today’s number of cases is on Mondays after July 18th. The minimum number reported.
Of the 35 deaths in the state, 31 were in Clark County.
South Nevada Health District updated data on Breakthrough case For the first time since September 2, it reports a total of over 9,000 growth since the beginning of July. SNHD currently reports 25 new breakthrough deaths between September 2 and September 16 — and one in five new COVID-19 cases were vaccinated. It is related to people.
Breakthrough total updated Southern Nevada currently includes 137 deaths, 425 hospitalizations, and 9,080 cases.
SNHD states that even if vaccinated, it is very unlikely that you will die of COVID. Vaccines are not 100% effective, especially against Delta variants.
After reporting 11.3% on Friday, the positive rate of the test dropped slightly across the state to 11.2%. The positive test rate for Clark County remained unchanged at 8.8%.
Nevada remains a high COVID-19 infection site, and Clark County remains a “region of concern.” Updated White House report.. The county was first labeled as a “persistent hotspot” on July 5th.
Almost all of Nevada is classified as a “highly infected” area. The CDC uses the number of cases per 100,000 over the last 7 days to determine high infection rates.
Clark County reports 132.9 new cases per 100,000 every 7 days. According to South Nevada Health District..
Breakdown of cases, deaths, and tests
Nevada cases increased by 2,213 over the weekend and Clark County increased by 1,287. This is 58% of the total state. The total number of cases in the state is currently 412,317. Clark County has a total of 315,569. 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 sum of cases and deaths in the Monday and Tuesday reports.
The positive test rate in Nevada is 11.2%, down from 11.3% on Friday. It fell below the World Health Organization target of 5.0% on May 17, and exceeded it on June 28. Clark County’s rate fell to 8.8%, unchanged from Friday.
Of the 35 additional COVID-19-related deaths, 31 were from Clark County. Southern Nevada now accounts for 5,477 of the state’s 6,880 deaths. The 14-day moving average is 11 deaths per day.
As of September 16The Health District reports 137 breakthrough deaths, 425 breakthrough hospitalizations, and 9,080 breakthrough cases.
As of yesterday, a total of 4,274,309 COVID-19 tests were conducted in Nevada, an increase of 37,486 from the weekend. The number of tests has increased in recent weeks as employees need to show evidence of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test at work.
* 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. (If the county meets two or three of the above criteria, it will be flagged as having high disease transmission).. In today’s report, Clark remains flagged with the counties of Carson City, Churchill, Douglas, Elko, Esmeralda, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lincoln, Lyon, Minerals, Nai, Story and Washoe.
Clark County case rates (670 per 100,000 in the last 30 days) and test positive rates (8.8%) are reported in the data reported today. The tests (334 tests per 100,000 per day) are within state tolerance.
State Health Department Report 3,039,796 times Part of the COVID-19 vaccine was administered in Nevada. As of September 19th.
As of today, more than 54% of the Nevadans currently vaccinated are fully vaccinated, and 63% of the target population has begun vaccination. Clark County reports that 53% of eligible residents are fully vaccinated.
Breakdown of Nevada Hospital
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 under (-33) From yesterday.
The current number of hospitalizations 1,004 confirmed / suspicious cases.. The hospital reported that 220 of these patients were in the intensive care unit and 158 were on ventilator. To give some perspective, the state set a record high for inpatients with 2,025 cases on December 13.
In Latest report of Nevada hospitalizationThe reduction in hospitalization is “fully driven by delaying hospitalization in Clark County.”
Emergency rooms throughout the state are crowded and flooded with people seeking a quick COVID-19 test to return to work or school.
“NHA is currently encouraging everyone to avoid hospital emergency rooms for COVID-19 testing and instead visit one of many other available options,” the report said. Says.
All Nevada healthcare facilities will continue to display staffing warnings. It’s just one step below the “crisis” level.
“In rural Nevada, we have reached record high inpatient COVID-19 patients. The majority of these patients are unvaccinated. Rural facilities provide patients with urban medical care for intensive care. This number may be distorted from previous waves because it is difficult to transfer to the center. “
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 298,652 recovered cases. According to this, this is 94.6% of all cases reported in the county. Latest report of SNHD..
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.
The CDC reversed the course on July 27, and fully vaccinated Americans in “substantially high” infected areas should wear masks in public as the number of cases of COVID-19 increases. Said. Most of Nevada falls into these two risk categories.
Nevada said it will adopt CDC guidance in its new mask guidelines It took effect on July 30th at 12:01 am.this Disable Clark County Employee Maskman Date, Effective in mid-July.
On August 16, Governor Sisorak signed a new directive This allows participants who have been fully vaccinated at a large rally to remove their masks, but only if the venue requires all attendees to provide proof of vaccination. As with children under the age of 12, people who have not been “completely vaccinated” in a single vaccination can participate, but both must wear a mask.
Masks are required even when 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