102 new COVID-19 cases, 373 recoveries reported
Feb. 23, 2021. Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting 102 additional COVID-19 cases in Washoe County with 373 recoveries. The 102 cases reported is the most since Feb. 5 (149 cases).
The Health District administered 1,024 vaccines on Monday with seniors 70 years and older making up a portion of those receiving the vaccine.
- Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 42,726 (+102 from 2/22)
- Deaths: 640 (+0)
- Recovered: 36,955 (+373)
- Active cases: 5,131 (-271)
- Hospitalized with COVID-19*: 48 (+0)
- Vaccines administered in Washoe County total**: 102,873 (+0 from 2/22)
- Vaccines administered by Washoe County Health District***: 43,197 (+1,024 from 2/22)
*Data from Nevada Hospital Association (not updated on weekends) includes residents from outside of Washoe County.
**This number includes first and second doses and is updated by the state of Nevada every Monday, Wednesday and Friday and can be found here under “Vaccinations” tab.
***This number is approximate and is only COVID-19 vaccines administered by the Health District. It includes first and second doses.
COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County
- Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of February 23: 370,102 (+2,070 since 2/22)
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 February 23 (Numbers not updated on weekends):
- 65 percent staffed hospital beds are occupied (+0% since 2/22)
- 62 percent of all licensed hospital beds are occupied (0%)
- 44 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-1%)
- 14 percent of all ventilators are in use (-1%)
NOTE: Numbers are for all hospital patients in Washoe County and not just COVID-19 patients.
What are your thoughts on the COVID-19 vaccine?
The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, Nevada Department of Health and Human Services and Immunize Nevada are conducting a survey to learn about the public’s knowledge about the COVID-19 vaccines.
The survey is anonymous and is for community members and health care providers:
Need a COVID-19 test? It’s easy to sign up and it’s free
COVID-19 testing is still available at the Livestock Events Center and can be scheduled online here (en español aqui) or by calling 775-328-2427. It’s free and it does not matter if you have symptoms or not.
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.