REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – JUNE 29
75th 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 male in his 60s with underlying health conditions. There are 75 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County. Five days went by without a reported COVID-19-related death in Washoe County.
Additionally, there are 56 new cases of COVID-19 in Washoe County with 17 recoveries. There are 913 active COVID-19 cases in Washoe County, the highest point on record. Two weeks ago, on Monday, June 15, 2020, there were 640 active COVID-19 cases in Washoe County (+273).
- Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 2,656 (+56 from 6/28)
- Deaths: 75 (+1)
- Recoveries: 1,668 (+17)
- Active cases: 913 (+38)
- Currently hospitalized: 78 (-1)
- Cases who have discharged from hospital: 229 (+2)
Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County
- Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of June 29: 49,258 (+639 since 6/28)
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 29, 2020:
- 74 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (-3% since June 28)
- 42 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-8%)
- 19 percent of all ventilators are in use (+4%)
NOTE: Numbers are for all hospital patients in Washoe County and not just COVID-19 patients.
The COVID-19 Regional Information Center is working together to deliver COVID-19 community updates in a unified manner. While press releases are only sent periodically for significant events, you can always get daily results on our website, www.COVID19Washoe.com, our COVID-19 Dashboard or by following 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.