COVID-19 Update for Nov. 26-27 in Washoe County

8 COVID-19-related deaths reported

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

Follow us on Twitter:
Twitter.com/covid19washoe

Nov. 27, 2020. Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting eight COVID-19-related deaths and 815 new COVID-19 cases over the last two days in Washoe County.

The deceased are:

  • Female in her 70 with no underlying health condition
  • Female in her 70s with an underlying health condition
  • Male in his 60s with an underlying health condition
  • Male in his 60s with an underlying health condition
  • Male in his 60s with an underlying health condition
  • Female in her teens with an underlying health condition
  • Female in her 60s with an underlying health condition
  • Male in his 70s with no underlying health condition

The numbers include two days’ worth of data because there wasn’t an update on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 26. The breakdown for total cases reported each day would be 432 cases reported for Thursday, Nov. 26, and 383 cases reported today, Nov. 27.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 24,079 (+815 from 11/25)
  • Deaths: 266 (+8)
  • Recovered: 14,864 (+117)
  • Active cases: 8,949 (+690)
  • Hospitalized with COVID-19*: 241 (+11)

*Data from Nevada Hospital Association (not updated on weekends or holidays) includes residents from outside of Washoe County.

COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County

  • Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of November 27: 234,377 (+4,631 since 11/25. Please note a 2-day increase as numbers were not updated on Thanksgiving)

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 November 25 (Numbers not updated on weekends or holidays):

  • 83 percent staffed hospital beds are occupied (+0% since 11/24)
  • 71 percent of all licensed hospital beds are occupied (+0%)
  • 59 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+4%)
  • 31 percent of all ventilators are in use (+1%)

NOTE: Numbers are for all hospital patients in Washoe County and not just COVID-19 patients.

No Regional Information Center Update on Thanksgiving

Regional Information Center will not be sending a Washoe County COVID-19 update on Thanksgiving, Nov. 26, 2020. Read more.

The Health District COVID-19 Test Site and the COVID-19 Call Center will also be closed on Thanksgiving. The Call Center will reopen Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. The next COVID-19 testing day at the Livestock Events Center will be Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. You can sign up for a COVID-19 test online here. (En Espanol).

Volunteer to help fight COVID-19 in Washoe County

The Washoe County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is looking for medical professionals or those without medical experience to volunteer to help fight COVID-19 in Washoe County.

MRC was created to support public health and emergency response efforts during natural disasters and other emergencies by providing trained volunteers to help staff shelters, alternate care sites, and points of dispensing. Given the rise in hospitalizations and increased demand in COVID-19 testing, volunteers are needed to support the region. Learn how to volunteer by going to this website, or email wchdvolunteers@washoecounty.us.

Download the COVID Trace app, and help stop COVID-19

Washoe County health officials are strongly recommending that residents download the COVID Trace, an easy-to-use app that helps fight COVID-19 in Washoe County and Nevada, without compromising your privacy. Learn more here

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. 

538 COVID-19 cases, 6 COVID-19-related deaths reported

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

Follow us on Twitter:
Twitter.com/covid19washoe

Nov. 25, 2020. Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting six COVID-19-related deaths for the second day in a row. The deceased are:

  • Male in his 50s, underlying health condition
  • Female in her 90s, unknown if underlying health conditions
  • Male in his 70s, no underlying health condition
  • Female in her 90s, underlying health condition
  • Female in her 90s, underlying health condition
  • Male in his 40s, no underlying condition

There have been 258 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County including 12 reported in the last two days.

Additionally, there were 538 new COVID-19 cases reported with 137 recoveries.

With Thanksgiving tomorrow, residents are urged to avoid gathering with people from outside their household, especially with friends and family who have underlying health conditions.  See the COVID-19 underlying health conditions here; they include those who are obese as well as those with heart or lung issues.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 23,264 (+538 from 11/24)
  • Deaths: 258 (+6)
  • Recovered: 14,747 (+137)
  • Active cases: 8,259 (+395)
  • Hospitalized with COVID-19*: 241 (+11)

*Data from Nevada Hospital Association (not updated on weekends) includes residents from outside of Washoe County.

COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County

  • Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of November 25: 229,746 (+1,762 since 11/24)

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 November 25 (Numbers not updated on weekends):

  • 83 percent staffed hospital beds are occupied (+0% since 11/24)
  • 71 percent of all licensed hospital beds are occupied (+0%)
  • 59 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+4%)
  • 31 percent of all ventilators are in use (+1%)

NOTE: Numbers are for all hospital patients in Washoe County and not just COVID-19 patients.

No Regional Information Center Update on Thanksgiving

Regional Information Center will not be sending a Washoe County COVID-19 update on Thanksgiving, Nov. 26, 2020. Read more.

The Health District COVID-19 Test Site and the COVID-19 Call Center will also be closed on Thanksgiving. The Call Center will reopen Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. The next COVID-19 testing day at the Livestock Events Center will be Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. You can sign up for a COVID-19 test online here. (En Espanol).

Volunteer to help fight COVID-19 in Washoe County

The Washoe County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is looking for medical professionals or those without medical experience to volunteer to help fight COVID-19 in Washoe County.

MRC was created to support public health and emergency response efforts during natural disasters and other emergencies by providing trained volunteers to help staff shelters, alternate care sites, and points of dispensing. Given the rise in hospitalizations and increased demand in COVID-19 testing, volunteers are needed to support the region. Learn how to volunteer by going to this website, or email wchdvolunteers@washoecounty.us.

Download the COVID Trace app, and help stop COVID-19

Washoe County health officials are strongly recommending that residents download the COVID Trace, an easy-to-use app that helps fight COVID-19 in Washoe County and Nevada, without compromising your privacy. Learn more here

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. 

No Regional Information Center Update on Thanksgiving

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

Follow us on Twitter:
Twitter.com/covid19washoe

Nov. 25, 2020. Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center will not be sending a Washoe County COVID-19 update on Thanksgiving, Nov. 26, 2020.

The daily updates will resume on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 and will have two days’ worth of numbers.

We encourage residents to spend Thanksgiving with only household members and visit with family and friends virtually or by phone due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 in Washoe County.

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. 

6 COVID-19-related deaths, 319 new cases reported

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

Follow us on Twitter:
Twitter.com/covid19washoe

Nov. 24, 2020. Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting six COVID-19 related deaths in Washoe County:

  • A male in his 60s, underlying health condition
  • A female in her 60s, underlying health condition
  • A female in her 90s, underling health condition
  • A male in his 40, underlying health condition
  • A male in his 60s, underlying health condition
  • A female in her 90s, underlying health condition

There have been 252 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County, including 30 in the last six days. The six deaths is the most reported in one day (6 were also reported on Oct. 12).

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) compiled a list of underlying conditions that make people more susceptible to COVID-19 complications.

As a reminder, the Washoe County Health District recommends that you avoid hosting or attending a Thanksgiving gathering with people from outside of your household, especially those with underlying health conditions.

Additionally, we’re reporting 319 new COVID-19 cases and 157 recoveries. The seven-day moving average for new cases per day rose for the fourth day in a row and is now at a record 513.4 (Previous high was 500 yesterday, Nov. 23).

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 22,726 (+319 from 11/23)
  • Deaths: 252 (+6)
  • Recovered: 14,610 (+157)
  • Active cases: 7,864 (+156)
  • Hospitalized with COVID-19*: 230 (-18)

*Data from Nevada Hospital Association (not updated on weekends) includes residents from outside of Washoe County.

COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County

  • Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of November 24: 227,984 (+2,597 since 11/23)

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 November 24 (Numbers not updated on weekends):

  • 83 percent staffed hospital beds are occupied (-1% since 11/23)
  • 71 percent of all licensed hospital beds are occupied (-4%)
  • 55 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-6%)
  • 30 percent of all ventilators are in use (-2%)

NOTE: Numbers are for all hospital patients in Washoe County and not just COVID-19 patients.

Volunteer to help fight COVID-19 in Washoe County

The Washoe County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is looking for medical professionals or those without medical experience to volunteer to help fight COVID-19 in Washoe County.

MRC was created to support public health and emergency response efforts during natural disasters and other emergencies by providing trained volunteers to help staff shelters, alternate care sites, and points of dispensing. Given the rise in hospitalizations and increased demand in COVID-19 testing, volunteers are needed to support the region. Learn how to volunteer by going to this website, or email wchdvolunteers@washoecounty.us.

Download the COVID Trace app, and help stop COVID-19

Washoe County health officials are strongly recommending that residents download the COVID Trace, an easy-to-use app that helps fight COVID-19 in Washoe County and Nevada, without compromising your privacy. Learn more here

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. 

Se reportan 6 muertes relacionadas con COVID-19 y 319 casos nuevos

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

Follow us on Twitter:
Twitter.com/covid19washoe

24 de nov., 2020. Reno/Sparks, NV – El Centro Regional de Información reporta 6 muertes relacionadas con COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe:

  • Un hombre en sus 60s, con afección subyacente
  • Una mujer en sus 60s, con afección subyacente
  • Una mujer en sus 90s, con afección subyacente
  • Un hombre en sus 40s, con afección subyacente
  • Un hombre en sus 60s, con afección subyacente
  • Una mujer en sus 90s, con afección subyacente

Ha habido 252 muertes relacionadas con COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe, incluyendo 30 en los últimos seis días.

Los Centros de Control y Prevención (CDC) compilaron una lista de afecciones subyacentes que hace que las personas sean más susceptibles a complicaciones de COVID-19.

Como recordatorio, el Distrito de Salud del Condado de Washoe recomienda que evite organizar o asistir festejos de Acción de Gracias con personas fuera de su hogar, especialmente aquellos con afecciones subyacentes.

Adicionalmente, reportamos 319 casos nuevos de COVID-19 y 157 recuperaciones.  El promedio móvil de 7-dias para casos nuevos por día subió por el cuarto día consecutivo y está ahora a un récord de 513.4. (Anteriormente lo más alto fue de 500 ayer 23 de nov.)

  • Total en casos de COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe: 22,726 (+319 desde 11/23)
  • Muertes: 252 (+6)
  • Recuperados: 14,610 (+157)
  • Casos activos: 7,864 (+156)
  • Hospitalizados con COVID-19*: 230 (-18)

*Los datos de la Asociación de Hospitales de Nevada (que no se actualizan los fines de semana) incluyen residentes fuera del Condado de Washoe.

Pruebas de COVID-19 realizadas en el Condado de Washoe 

  • Total en pruebas de COVID-19 realizadas en el Condado de Washoe desde el 24 de noviembre: 227,984 (+2,597 desde 11/23)

Nota: Estas cifras son proporcionadas por el Estado de Nevada y se encuentran en el Boletín Estatal.  Las pruebas de COVID-19 podrían incluir residentes que no residen en el Condado de Washoe, pero recibieron una prueba en dicho Condado.

Información sobre camas de hospital y ventiladores

Según la Asociación de Hospitales de Nevada, en el Condado de Washoe desde el 24 de noviembre (Estas cifras no se actualizan los fines de semana)

  • 83 porciento de las camas con personal están en uso (-1% desde 11/23)
  • 71 porciento de todas las camas con licencia están en uso (-4%)
  • 55 porciento de las camas de la Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos están en uso (-6%)
  • 30 porciento de los ventiladores están en uso (-2%)

NOTA: Estas cifras reflejan todos los pacientes hospitalizados del Condado de Washoe no se limita a pacientes de COVID-19.

Voluntarios para ayudar a combatir el COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe

El Cuerpo de Reserva Medica del Condado de Washoe (MRC) busca profesionales médicos o aquellos con experiencia médica para ser voluntarios en ayudar a combatir el COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe.

El MRC fue creado para apoyar los esfuerzos a la salud pública y respuesta de emergencias durante desastres naturales y otras emergencias mediante proveer voluntarios entrenados para ayudar a poner personal en refugios, sitios de atención alternativos, y puntos de dispensación.  Dado al aumento en las hospitalizaciones y el aumento en la demanda de pruebas de COVID-19, se necesitan voluntarios para apoyar la región.  Infórmese sobre cómo hacerse voluntario en este sitio, o envié un correo electrónico a wchdvolunteers@washoecounty.us.

 Descargue la Aplicación Rastreo de COVID, y ayude a detener el COVID-19

Los oficiales de Salud del Condado de Washoe recomiendan encarecidamente que residentes descarguen Rastreo de COVID, una aplicación fácil de usar que ayuda a combatir el COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe, sin comprometer su privacidad. Aprenda más aquí.

El Centro Regional de Información de COVID-19 está trabajando para entregar actualizaciones a la comunidad sobre COVID-19 de manera unificada. Mientras que los publicados son enviados periódicamente para eventos significativos, siempre se pueden ver los resultados diarios en nuestro sitio, https://covid19washoe.com/, nuestro Boletín de COVID-19, y en Twitter @COVID19Washoe. Las agencias incluyen: Ciudad de Reno, Ciudad de Sparks, Distrito de Protección contra Incendios de North Lake Tahoe, Tribu Pyramid Lake Paiute, Comisión de Transporte Regional, REMSA, Colonia de Indios de Reno Sparks, Departamento de Policía de Reno, Departamento de Bomberos de Reno, Distrito de Protección contra Incendios de Truckee Meadows, Universidad de Nevada, Reno, el Condado de Washoe, el Distrito de Salud del Condado de Washoe, el Distrito Escolar del Condado de Washoe y la Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Washoe. También en el grupo están los hospitales del área, el Centro Médico del Norte de Nevada, Renown Health y Saint Mary’s.

Se reportan 5 muertes adicionales relacionadas con COVID-19 y 397 casos nuevos

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

Follow us on Twitter:
Twitter.com/covid19washoe

23 de nov., 2020. Reno/Sparks, NV – El Centro Regional de Información reporta cinco muertes relacionadas con COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe y 397 casos adicionales de COVID-19.

Los difuntos son dos mujer y tres hombres – dos tenían una afección subyacente, dos no tenían afecciones subyacentes, y en una no se pudo determinar si existía afección subyacente.  Se ha reportado 24 muertes relacionadas con COVID-19 en los últimos cinco días y hasta la fecha ha habido 246.

Adicionalmente, el promedio móvil de 7-dias para nuevos casos de COVID-19 está en 500.7, la marca más alta registrada (el máximo anterior fue de 483.4, fijado ayer).

  • Total en casos de COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe: 22,407 (+397 desde 11/22)
  • Muertes: 246 (+5)
  • Recuperados: 14,453 (+139)
  • Casos activos: 7,708 (+253)
  • Hospitalizados con COVID-19*: 248 (+13)

* Los datos de la Asociación de Hospitales de Nevada (que no se actualizan los fines de semana) incluyen residentes fuera del Condado de Washoe.

Pruebas de COVID-19 realizadas en el Condado de Washoe 

  • Total en pruebas de COVID-19 realizadas en el Condado de Washoe desde el 23 de noviembre: 225,387 (+2,365 desde 11/22)

Nota: Estas cifras son proporcionadas por el Estado de Nevada y se encuentran en el Boletín Estatal.  Las pruebas de COVID-19 podrían incluir residentes que no residen en el Condado de Washoe, pero recibieron una prueba en dicho Condado. 

Información sobre camas de hospital y ventiladores

Según la Asociación de Hospitales de Nevada, en el Condado de Washoe desde el 20 de noviembre (Estas cifras no se actualizan los fines de semana)

  • 84 porciento de las camas con personal están en uso (+2% desde 11/20)
  • 75 porciento de todas las camas con licencia están en uso (+4%)
  • 61 porciento de las camas de la Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos están en uso (+1%)
  • 32 porciento de los ventiladores están en uso (+0%)

NOTA: Estas cifras reflejan todos los pacientes hospitalizados del Condado de Washoe no se limita a pacientes de COVID-19.

Rona Ref anima a residentes a mantenerse seguros este Día de Acción de Gracias

En Centro de Información Regional anima a todos a celebrar las fiestas de forma segura.  La ciudad de Reno lanzo su más reciente episodio de “Rona Ref” para guiarlo durante estas fiestas  –Vea el video de Rona Ref aquí.

Haga su parte y mantenga segura a su familia, sus amistades y a la comunidad.

Voluntarios para ayudar a combatir el COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe

El Cuerpo de Reserva Medica del Condado de Washoe (MRC) busca profesionales médicos o aquellos con experiencia médica para ser voluntarios en ayudar a combatir el COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe.

El MRC fue creado para apoyar los esfuerzos a la salud pública y respuesta de emergencias durante desastres naturales y otras emergencias mediante proveer voluntarios entrenados para ayudar a poner personal en refugios, sitios de atención alternativos, y puntos de dispensación.  Dado al aumento en las hospitalizaciones y el aumento en la demanda de pruebas de COVID-19, se necesitan voluntarios para apoyar la región.  Infórmese sobre cómo hacerse voluntario en este sitio, o envié un correo electrónico a wchdvolunteers@washoecounty.us.

 Descargue la Aplicación Rastreo de COVID, y ayude a detener el COVID-19

Los oficiales de Salud del Condado de Washoe recomiendan encarecidamente que residentes descarguen Rastreo de COVID, una aplicación fácil de usar que ayuda a combatir el COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe, sin comprometer su privacidad. Aprenda más aquí.

El Centro Regional de Información de COVID-19 está trabajando para entregar actualizaciones a la comunidad sobre COVID-19 de manera unificada. Mientras que los publicados son enviados periódicamente para eventos significativos, siempre se pueden ver los resultados diarios en nuestro sitio, https://covid19washoe.com/, nuestro Boletín de COVID-19, y en Twitter @COVID19Washoe. Las agencias incluyen: Ciudad de Reno, Ciudad de Sparks, Distrito de Protección contra Incendios de North Lake Tahoe, Tribu Pyramid Lake Paiute, Comisión de Transporte Regional, REMSA, Colonia de Indios de Reno Sparks, Departamento de Policía de Reno, Departamento de Bomberos de Reno, Distrito de Protección contra Incendios de Truckee Meadows, Universidad de Nevada, Reno, el Condado de Washoe, el Distrito de Salud del Condado de Washoe, el Distrito Escolar del Condado de Washoe y la Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Washoe. También en el grupo están los hospitales del área, el Centro Médico del Norte de Nevada, Renown Health y Saint Mary’s.

5 additional COVID-19-related deaths, 397 new cases reported

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

Follow us on Twitter:
Twitter.com/covid19washoe

Nov. 23, 2020. Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting five COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County and 397 additional COVID-19 cases.

The deceased are two females and three males – two had an underlying health condition, two did not have an underlying heath condition and one was undetermined if there was an underlying health condition. There have been 24 COVID-19-related deaths reported in the last five days and there are 246 to date.

Additionally, the 7-day moving average for new COVID-19 cases per day is at 500.7, the highest mark on record (previous high was 483.4, set yesterday).

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 22,407 (+397 from 11/22)
  • Deaths: 246 (+5)
  • Recovered: 14,453 (+139)
  • Active cases: 7,708 (+253)
  • Hospitalized with COVID-19*: 248 (+13)

*Data from Nevada Hospital Association (not updated on weekends) includes residents from outside of Washoe County.

COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County

  • Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of November 23: 225,387 (+2,365 since 11/22)

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 November 23 (Numbers not updated on weekends):

  • 84 percent staffed hospital beds are occupied (+2% since 11/20)
  • 75 percent of all licensed hospital beds are occupied (+4%)
  • 61 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+1%)
  • 32 percent of all ventilators are in use (+0%)

NOTE: Numbers are for all hospital patients in Washoe County and not just COVID-19 patients.

Rona Ref encourages residents to stay safe this Thanksgiving

The Regional Information Center encourages everyone to celebrate safely this holiday season. The City of Reno recently released its newest episode of the “Rona Ref” to guide you during the holiday season – Watch the Rona Ref video here.

Do your part and keep your family, friends and community safe.

Volunteer to help fight COVID-19 in Washoe County

The Washoe County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is looking for medical professionals or those without medical experience to volunteer to help fight COVID-19 in Washoe County.

MRC was created to support public health and emergency response efforts during natural disasters and other emergencies by providing trained volunteers to help staff shelters, alternate care sites, and points of dispensing. Given the rise in hospitalizations and increased demand in COVID-19 testing, volunteers are needed to support the region. Learn how to volunteer by going to this website, or email wchdvolunteers@washoecounty.us.

Download the COVID Trace app, and help stop COVID-19

Washoe County health officials are strongly recommending that residents download the COVID Trace, an easy-to-use app that helps fight COVID-19 in Washoe County and Nevada, without compromising your privacy. Learn more here

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. 

Se reportan 5 muertes relacionadas con COVID-19 y un récord de 835 nuevos casos de COVID-19

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

Follow us on Twitter:
Twitter.com/covid19washoe

22 de nov., 2020. Reno/Sparks, NV – El Centro Regional de Información reporta cinco muertes relacionadas con COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe:  dos mujeres en sus 80s, una mujer en sus 60s, una mujer en sus 50s y un hombre en sus 70s.  Todos con afecciones subyacentes.

Además, por el segundo día consecutivo se ha fijado un récord de casos nuevos de COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe; se reportaron 835 hoy (el máximo anterior fue de 817 ayer) con 319 recuperaciones.

 El promedio móvil de 7-días para nuevos casos ha llegado a 483.4 (el máximo anterior fue de 443.4 ayer).

  • Total en casos de COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe: 22,010 (+835 desde 11/21)
  • Muertes: 241 (+5)
  • Recuperados: 14,314 (+319)
  • Casos activos: 7,455 (+511)
  • Hospitalizados con COVID-19*: 235 (+0)

*Los datos de la Asociación de Hospitales de Nevada (que no se actualizan los fines de semana) incluyen residentes fuera del Condado de Washoe.

Pruebas de COVID-19 realizadas en el Condado de Washoe 

  • Total en pruebas de COVID-19 realizadas en el Condado de Washoe desde el 22 de noviembre: 223,022 (+2,497 desde 11/21)

Nota: Estas cifras son proporcionadas por el Estado de Nevada y se encuentran en el Boletín Estatal.  Las pruebas de COVID-19 podrían incluir residentes que no residen en el Condado de Washoe, pero recibieron una prueba en dicho Condado. 

Información sobre camas de hospital y ventiladores

Según la Asociación de Hospitales de Nevada, en el Condado de Washoe desde el 20 de noviembre (Estas cifras no se actualizan los fines de semana):

  • 82 porciento de las camas con personal están en uso (-3% desde 11/19)
  • 71 porciento de todas las camas con licencia están en uso (-2%)
  • 60 porciento de las camas de la Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos están en uso (+1%)
  • 32 porciento de los ventiladores están en uso (+2%)

NOTA: Estas cifras reflejan todos los pacientes hospitalizados del Condado de Washoe no se limita a pacientes de COVID-19

Voluntarios para ayudar a combatir el COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe

El Cuerpo de Reserva Medica del Condado de Washoe (MRC) busca profesionales médicos o aquellos con experiencia médica para ser voluntarios en ayudar a combatir el COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe.

El MRC fue creado para apoyar los esfuerzos a la salud pública y respuesta de emergencias durante desastres naturales y otras emergencias mediante proveer voluntarios entrenados para ayudar a poner personal en refugios, sitios de atención alternativos, y puntos de dispensación.  Dado al aumento en las hospitalizaciones y el aumento en la demanda de pruebas de COVID-19, se necesitan voluntarios para apoyar la región.  Infórmese sobre cómo hacerse voluntario en este sitio, o envié un correo electrónico a wchdvolunteers@washoecounty.us.

 Descargue la Aplicación Rastreo de COVID, y ayude a detener el COVID-19

Los oficiales de Salud del Condado de Washoe recomiendan encarecidamente que residentes descarguen Rastreo de COVID, una aplicación fácil de usar que ayuda a combatir el COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe, sin comprometer su privacidad. Aprenda más aquí.

El Centro Regional de Información de COVID-19 está trabajando para entregar actualizaciones a la comunidad sobre COVID-19 de manera unificada. Mientras que los publicados son enviados periódicamente para eventos significativos, siempre se pueden ver los resultados diarios en nuestro sitio, https://covid19washoe.com/nuestro Boletín de COVID-19, y en Twitter @COVID19Washoe. Las agencias incluyen: Ciudad de Reno, Ciudad de Sparks, Distrito de Protección contra Incendios de North Lake Tahoe, Tribu Pyramid Lake Paiute, Comisión de Transporte Regional, REMSA, Colonia de Indios de Reno Sparks, Departamento de Policía de Reno, Departamento de Bomberos de Reno, Distrito de Protección contra Incendios de Truckee Meadows, Universidad de Nevada, Reno, el Condado de Washoe, el Distrito de Salud del Condado de Washoe, el Distrito Escolar del Condado de Washoe y la Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Washoe. También en el grupo están los hospitales del área, el Centro Médico del Norte de Nevada, Renown Health y Saint Mary’s.