Regional Information Center Update – Nov. 4
Two COVID-19-related deaths, a record 377 new COVID-19 cases reported
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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting two COVID-19-related deaths and a record 377 additional COVID-19 cases in Washoe County.
The deceased are a male in his 70s and a male in his 90s; both had underlying health conditions. There have been 203 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County.
The 377 additional cases reported today is the most since 350 cases were reported on Oct. 23. There were 142 recoveries reported today. Private gatherings with non-household contacts continue to be the common activity reported in disease investigations.
- Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 14,486 (+377 from 11/3)
- Deaths: 203 (+2)
- Recovered: 11,600 (+142)
- Active cases: 2,683 (+233)
- Currently hospitalized: 79 (-2)
- Cases who have discharged from hospital: 897 (+4)
COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County
- Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of November 4: 185,073 (+1,266 since 11/3)
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. 4:
- 88 percent staffed hospital beds are occupied (+7% since 11/3)
- 73 percent of all licensed hospital beds are occupied (+6%)
- 60 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+14%)
- 21 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, 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.