REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – AUG. 31
209 recoveries, 55 new COVID-19 cases reported
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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting 209 recoveries and 55 new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County. The number of recoveries eclipsed 6,000 and the increase reported today is related to a routine audit of the data.
- Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 7,259 (+55 from 8/30)
- Deaths: 139 (+0)
- Recovered: 6,095 (+209)
- Active cases: 1,025 (-154)
- Currently hospitalized: 87 (+5)
- Cases who have discharged from hospital: 527 (+6)
COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County
- Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of August 31: 110,507 (+328 since 8/30)
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 August 31:
- 64 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (-1% since 8/28)
- 45 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+0%)
- 19 percent of all ventilators are in use (+3%)
NOTE: Numbers are for all hospital patients in Washoe County and not just COVID-19 patients.
Residents can submit COVID-19 complaints online
Residents can file a complaint about a business in Washoe County that is not practicing COVID-19 mitigation measures, such as mandatory use of face coverings, social distancing between staff/customers or other activities leading to a higher risk of COVID-19 transmission. Go here to file a complaint.
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, https://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.