REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – JUNE 3
COVID-19 recoveries surpass 1,000 in Washoe County
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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting 21 additional recoveries from COVID-19 in Washoe County and the total number has surpassed 1,000. There are 12 additional COVID-19 cases in Washoe County.
- Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 1,618 (+12 from 6/2)
- Deaths: 61 (+0)
- Recoveries: 1,003 (+21)
- Active cases: 554 (-9)
- Currently hospitalized: 60 (+3)
- Cases who have discharged from hospital: 132 (+0)
Testing in Washoe County is approaching 1,000 per day
- Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of June 3: 29,677 (+733 since 6/2)
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.
“We’re averaging close to 1,000 tests per day in Washoe County,” District Health Officer Kevin Dick said. “We’ll be exceeding 30,000 people tested in Washoe County as of today.”
Hospital bed and ventilator information
According to the Nevada Hospital Association, in Washoe County as of June 1, 2020:
- 68 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (+1 since May 31)
- 47 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+9%)
- 18 percent of all ventilators are in use (+3%)
NOTE: Numbers are for all hospital patients in Washoe County and not just COVID-19 patients.
Future Regional Information Updates
Media and the public should check for Regional Information Center daily updates on our COVID-19 Dashboard (found here) as well as our Twitter Page and the COVID19Washoe.com website. Press releases will be issued when there are further COVID-19 updates outside of the updates on case count, tests in Washoe County and hospital bed/ventilator info.
The COVID-19 Regional Information Center is working together to deliver COVID-19 community updates in a unified manner. Follow 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.