306 new COVID-19 cases, 1 COVID-19-related death reported

Update on hospitalizations in Washoe County

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Nov. 6, 2020. Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting one COVID-19-related death and 306 additional COVID-19 cases in Washoe County.

The deceased is a male in his 60s with underlying health conditions.

There have been three straight days of 300+ cases reported with 306 new COVID-19 cases reported today. There were 93 recoveries.

The number of Washoe County residents who are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 rose by 45, making the total 125. The increase is related to a surge in reporting from local hospitals that had been delayed. The number of cases who have discharged from the hospital also increased significantly because of the that reporting delay.

As a note, the “currently hospitalized” number is only Washoe County residents, as is all of the data on the Washoe County COVID-19 Dashboard. The Hospital Bed and Ventilator numbers from the Nevada Hospital Association (below) can include non-Washoe County residents.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 15,125 (+306 from 11/5)
  • Deaths: 205 (+1)
  • Recovered: 11,862 (+93)
  • Active cases: 3,058 (+212)
  • Currently hospitalized: 125 (+45)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 980 (+57)

COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County

  • Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of November 6: 189,285 (+1,995 since 11/5)

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 6:

  • 83 percent staffed hospital beds are occupied (-3% since 11/5)
  • 69 percent of all licensed hospital beds are occupied (-2%)
  • 61 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+6%)
  • 22 percent of all ventilators are in use (+2%)

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

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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.