Additional COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County

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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Team is reporting an additional COVID-19-related death in Washoe County – a male in his 50s with underlying health conditions.

The total COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County is 28.

There were 16 additional positive COVID-19 cases and 13 recoveries.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 820 (+16 from 4/26)
  • Deaths: 28 (+1)
  • Recoveries: 278 (+13)
  • Active cases: 514 (+2)
  • Currently hospitalized: 38 (-2)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 62 (+3)

Hospital bed and ventilator information
In Washoe County as of April 25, 2020:

  • 57 percent of short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (-2% since April 24)
  • 51 percent of the Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+1%)
  • 22 percent of ventilators are in use (+1%)

Total number of COVID-19 tests in Washoe County: 9,472 (+1,013 from April 23)
As of April 27, 2020, a total of 9,472 COVID-19 tests have been performed in Washoe County. The tests may include non-Washoe County residents who were tested in Washoe County.


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.