15th death reported in Washoe County

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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting an additional COVID-19-related death in Washoe County.

The deceased was a female in her 80s with underlying health conditions. This is the 15th COVID-19-related death in Washoe County.

In Washoe County, a total of 572 residents have contracted COVID-19, with 23 new cases reported. There were 12 additional recoveries.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 572 (+23 from 4/15)
  • Deaths: 15 (+1)
  • Recoveries: 115 (+12)
  • Active cases: 442 (+10)
  • Currently hospitalized: 38 (+6)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 33* (+0)

*A miscalculation was provided in previous reports and the number has been reduced.

Hospital bed and ventilator occupancy information in Washoe County as of April 14, 2020 (same as April 15 report)

  • 54 percent of short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (+1% since 4/13)
  • 49 percent of the Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+6%)
  • 23 percent of ventilators are in use (+1%)

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.