REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE FOR APRIL 12
12th COVID-19 death reported in Washoe County
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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting one additional COVID-19-related death in Washoe County.
The deceased was a male in his 90s and an investigation is underway to determine if there were underlying conditions. This is the 12th death in Washoe County from COVID-19.
In addition, 46 positive cases and two recoveries of COVID-19 were reported in Washoe County.
- Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 461
- Deaths: 12
- Recoveries: 61
- Active cases: 388
- Currently hospitalized: 30
- Cases who have discharged from hospital: 28
Testing: The Health Branch of the COVID-19 Incident Management Team collected samples from 280 residents at our drive-thru site on Saturday, April 11. The samples were sent to the Nevada State Public Health Lab for testing.
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.