Regional Information Center Update – Nov. 3

249 new COVID-19 cases, 102 recoveries reported

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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting 249 additional COVID-19 cases in Washoe County with 102 recoveries.

The seven-day moving average for new cases per day is at 187.4, the second highest point on record (Highest was 197.7 on Oct. 29).

With the general election taking place today, a reminder to residents to wear a mask to the polls and ensure social distancing of at least 6 feet while in line.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 14,109 (+249 from 11/2)
  • Deaths: 201 (+0)
  • Recovered: 11,458 (+102)
  • Active cases: 2,450 (+147)
  • Currently hospitalized: 81 (+0)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 893 (+4)

COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County

  • Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of November 3: 183,807 (+1,159 since 11/2)

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 Nov. 3:

  • 81 percent staffed hospital beds are occupied (+2% since 11/2)
  • 67 percent of all licensed hospital beds are occupied (+2%)
  • 46 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-9%)
  • 17 percent of all ventilators are in use (-5%)

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, 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.