REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 3
19 additional recoveries, 28 additional cases in Washoe County
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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting 19 additional COVID-19 recoveries and 28 additional positive cases in Washoe County.
- Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 977 (+28 from 5/2)
- Deaths: 33 (+0)
- Recoveries: 382 (+19)
- Active cases: 562 (+9)
- Currently hospitalized: 51 (+3)
- Cases who have discharged from hospital: 71 (+2)
Hospital bed and ventilator information
In Washoe County as of May 2, 2020:
- 60 percent of short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (+3% since April 30)
- 51 percent of the Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+2%)
- 17 percent of ventilators are in use (-4%)
Total number of COVID-19 tests in Washoe County: 9,885 (-25 from April 29)
As of April 30, 2020, a total of 9,885 COVID-19 tests have been performed in Washoe County. The tests may include non-Washoe County residents who were tested in Washoe County. Note: The number will sometimes decrease based on the removal of cases who were tested in Washoe County but live outside Washoe County.
Know the COVID-19 symptoms, get tested
Residents who have symptoms of COVID-19, including cough, shortness of breath and others are encouraged to get tested. To complete a risk assessment and potentially get tested for COVID-19, call 775-328-2427, or fill out a risk assessment form online (Complete el formulario de evaluación COVID-19).
See more about COVID-19 testing on the COVID-19 Washoe 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.