One COVID-19-Related Death, 333 new COVID-19 cases reported

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Nov. 5, 2020. Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting one COVID-19-related death in Washoe County and 333 additional COVID-19 cases.

The deceased is a male in his 40s and it’s unknown if there were underlying health conditions. There have been 204 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County.

Additionally, the 333 new COVID-19 cases reported today are the third most reported in one day. The seven-day moving average for new COVID-19 cases per day is at 211.5, a new record (previous high was 199.4, set yesterday).

As a reminder, starting tonight at 11:59 p.m. public gatherings in Washoe County can include no more than 50 people or 50 percent capacity (whichever is fewer), per an order from the Nevada COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force last week. Private gatherings must remain at 10 or fewer indoors and 25 or fewer outdoors.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 14,819 (+333 from 11/4)
  • Deaths: 204 (+1)
  • Recovered: 11,769 (+169)
  • Active cases: 2,846 (+163)
  • Currently hospitalized: 80 (+1)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 923 (+26)

COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County

  • Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of November 5: 187,290 (+2,217 since 11/4)

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 5:

  • 86 percent staffed hospital beds are occupied (-2% since 11/4)
  • 71 percent of all licensed hospital beds are occupied (-2%)
  • 55 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-5%)
  • 20 percent of all ventilators are in use (-1%)

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

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.