1 COVID-19-related death, 276 COVID-19 cases reported
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Nov. 16, 2020. Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting an additional COVID-19-related death in Washoe County: A male in his 60s with underlying health conditions. There have been 220 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County.
Additionally, we’re reporting 276 new COVID-19 cases and 117 recoveries in Washoe County.
- Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 18,902 (+276 from 11/15)
- Deaths: 220 (+1)
- Recovered: 13,099 (+117)
- Active cases: 5,583 (+158)
COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County
- Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of November 16: 209,204 (+1,455 since 11/15)
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 16 (Numbers not updated on weekends):
- 78 percent staffed hospital beds are occupied (-7% since 11/13)
- 66 percent of all licensed hospital beds are occupied (-7%)
- 52 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-4%)
- 28 percent of all ventilators are in use (-5%)
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.