A fourth Washoe County resident has died from COVID-19


Media Contact: Adam Mayberry

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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center today is reporting the fourth death in Washoe County from COVID-19.

The decedent was a male in his 40s with an underlying health condition.

The Health District is reporting 20 additional cases of COVID-19 and five additional recoveries.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 163
  • Deaths: 4
  • Recoveries: 18
  • Active cases: 141

You can watch today’s Regional Information Center press briefing here.

Seniors and social distancing

Seniors who must go out for groceries, gas, medications, or any other reason necessary should do the following:

  • Remain at least 6 feet from another person in public.
  • Stay away from anyone who is sick or exhibiting signs of illness
  • Cough or sneeze in sleeve.

For more information about COVID-19, please head to the Regional Information Center’s website.

The COVID-19 Regional Information Center is working together to deliver COVID-19 community updates in a unified manner. Follow us on Twitter @COVID19Washoe. The entities include: City of Reno, City of Sparks, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, Regional Transportation Commission, REMSA, Reno Sparks Indian Colony, Reno Police Department, Reno Fire Department, Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, University of Nevada, Reno, Washoe County, Washoe County Health District, Washoe County School District and Washoe County Sheriff’s Office. Also in the group are the area hospitals, Northern Nevada Medical Center, Renown Health and Saint Mary’s.