REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – JUNE 1
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: A female in her 80s with underlying health conditions. There are now 61 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County.
In addition, there were eight new cases of COVID-19 and 77 recoveries. The large jump in recoveries is related to a review of recoveries from state-licensed facilities.
- Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 1,585 (+8 from 5/31)
- Deaths: 61 (+1)
- Recoveries: 975 (+77)
- Active cases: 549 (-70)
- Currently hospitalized: 58 (+0)
- Cases who have discharged from hospital: 132 (+1)
Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of May 31, 2020
- Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County: 27,783 (+692 since 5/31)
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 June 1, 2020:
- 67 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (-2% since May 30)
- 38 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-5%)
- 15 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 free COVID-19 test at the Washoe County drive-through test site this week by registering here. The form is available in Spanish by clicking here (Complete el formulario de evaluación COVID-19 ahora). You can also call 775-328-2427.
The process takes about 15 minutes and is completed safely while you remain in your vehicle. The process is painless, though it can be uncomfortable.
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.