REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – MAY 30
One additional COVID-19-related 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: A female in her 90s with underlying health conditions.
There are 60 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County.
In addition, there were 30 additional recoveries and 17 new cases of COVID-19 in Washoe County.
- Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 1,548 (+17 from 5/29)
- Deaths: 60 (+1)
- Recoveries: 886 (+30)
- Active cases: 602 (-14)
- Currently hospitalized: 60 (+1)
- Cases who have discharged from hospital: 129 (+2)
Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of May 30, 2020
- Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County: 26,161 (+1,069 since 5/29)
Note: These figures are provided by the State of Nevada and can be found on the State Dashboard. COVID-19 tests may include non-Washoe County residents who were tested in Washoe County.
Hospital bed and ventilator information
According to the Nevada Hospital Association, in Washoe County as of May 29, 2020:
- 71 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (+1 since May 28)
- 34 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-20%)
- 12 percent of all ventilators are in use (-1%)
NOTE: Numbers are for all hospital patients in Washoe County and not just COVID-19 patients.
Schedule your COVID-19 test now; open to everyone in Washoe County
Any resident in Washoe County can get a COVID-19 test at the Washoe County drive-through test site next week by registering here. The form is available in Spanish by clicking here (Complete el formulario de evaluación COVID-19 ahora).
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.