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298 new COVID-19 cases, 4 COVID-19-related deaths reported

298 new COVID-19 cases, 4 COVID-19-related deaths reported

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

Follow us on Twitter:
Twitter.com/covid19washoe

Nov. 29, 2020. Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting four COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County for the second straight day. The deceased are two females in their 60s, a female in her 80s and a male in his 80s; all had an underlying health condition.

There have been 274 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County, including 42 in the last 10 days.

Additionally, we’re reporting 298 new COVID-19 cases and 216 recoveries.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 24,761 (+298 from 11/28)
  • Deaths: 274 (+4)
  • Recovered: 15,148 (+216)
  • Active cases: 9,339 (+78)
  • Hospitalized with COVID-19*: 241 (+0)

*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 29: 238,379 (+1,529 since 11/28)

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 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.

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. 

Four COVID-19-related deaths, 384 COVID-19 cases reported

Four COVID-19-related deaths, 384 COVID-19 cases reported

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

Follow us on Twitter:
Twitter.com/covid19washoe

Nov. 28, 2020. Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting four COVID-19 related deaths in Washoe County: A female in her 60s with an underlying health condition, a male in his 60s with an underlying health condition, a male in his 50s and it’s unknown if there was an underlying health condition, and a male in his 70s with an underlying health condition.

There have been 270 COVID-19-reldated deaths reported in Washoe County.

Additionally, we’re reporting 384 new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County with 68 recoveries.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 24,463 (+384 from 11/26)
  • Deaths: 270 (+4)
  • Recovered: 14,932 (+68)
  • Active cases: 9,261 (+312)
  • Hospitalized with COVID-19*: 241 (+0)

*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 28: 236,850 (+2,437 since 11/27)

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.

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. 

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

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. 

Se reportan 538 casos de COVID-19 y 6 muertes relacionadas con COVID-19

Se reportan 538 casos de COVID-19 y 6 muertes relacionadas con COVID-19

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

Follow us on Twitter:
Twitter.com/covid19washoe

25 de nov. 25, 2020. Reno/Sparks, NV – El Centro Regional de Información reporta seis muertes relacionadas con COVID-19 por el segundo día consecutivo. Los difuntos son:

  • hombre en sus 50s, con afección subyacente
  • mujer en sus 90s, se desconoce si tenía afecciones subyacentes
  • hombre en sus 70s, sin afección subyacente
  • mujer en sus 90s, con afección subyacente
  • mujer en sus 90s, con afección subyacente
  • hombre en sus 40s, sin afección subyacente

Ha habido 258 muertes relacionadas con COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe incluyendo 12 reportados los últimos dos días.

Adicionalmente, se reportaron 538 casos nuevos de COVID-19 con 137 recuperaciones.

Con el Dia de Acción de Gracias mañana, se insta a los residentes que eviten convivios con personas fuera de su hogar, especialmente con amigos y familiares que tienen afecciones subyacentes.  Vea las afecciones subyacentes para COVID-19 aquí; incluyen a aquellos que son obesos al igual que a aquellos con problemas cardiacos y pulmonares.

  • Total en casos de COVID-19 en el Condado de Washoe: 23,264 (+538 desde 11/24)
  • Muertes: 258 (+6)
  • Recuperados: 14,747 (+137)
  • Casos activos: 8,259 (+395)
  • Hospitalizados con COVID-19*: 241 (+11)

* 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 25 de noviembre: 229,746 (+1,762 desde 11/24)

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 25 de noviembre (Estas cifras no se actualizan los fines de semana):

  • 83 porciento de las camas con personal están en uso (+0% desde 11/24)
  • 71 porciento de todas las camas con licencia están en uso (+0%)
  • 59 porciento de las camas de la Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos están en uso (+4%)
  • 31 porciento de los ventiladores están en uso (+1%)

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

No habrá actualización de parte del Centro Regional de Información el Día de Acción de Gracias

El Centro Regional de Información no mandara su Actualización de COVID-19 para el Condado de Washoe el Dia de Acción de Gracias, 26 de nov. 2020. Lea más.

El Sitio de Pruebas de COVID-19 del Distrito de Salud y el Centro de Llamadas de COVID-19 estarán cerrados el Día de Acción de Gracias.  El Centro de Llamadas reabrirá el viernes, 27 de nov., 2020.  El próximo día para pruebas de COVID-19 en el Centro de Eventos del Livestock Reno-Sparks (terrenos de la feria) será el sábado, 28 de nov., 2020.  Puede inscribirse para una prueba de COVID-19 por línea aquí.

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.

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

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.