Regional Information Center Update – Oct. 28

1 COVID-19-related death, 293 new cases reported

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting one COVID-19-related death and 293 new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County. The deceased is a male in his 70s with an underlying health condition.

Additionally, there were 180 recoveries.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 13,090 (+293 from 10/27)
  • Deaths: 196 (+1)
  • Recovered: 10,765 (+180
  • Active cases: 2,129 (+112)
  • Currently hospitalized: 102 (+11)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 840 (+17)

COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County

  • Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of October 28: 177,503 (+1,752 since 10/27)

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 October 28:

  • 82 percent staffed hospital beds are occupied (+3% since 10/27)
  • 68 percent of all licensed hospital beds are occupied (+2%)
  • 49 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+3%)
  • 17 percent of all ventilators are in use (+1%)

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

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. 

Regional Information Center Update – Oct. 27

189 COVID-19 cases, 57 recoveries reported

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting 189 additional COVID-19 cases in Washoe County with 57 recoveries.

COVID-19 testing is available via drive-through at the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center. Go here to schedule a test online (En español aqui), or call 775-328-2427.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 12,797 (+189 from 10/26)
  • Deaths: 195 (+0)
  • Recovered: 10,585 (+57)
  • Active cases: 2,017 (+132)
  • Currently hospitalized: 91 (+1)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 823 (+2)

COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County

  • Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of October 27: 175,751 (+1,176 since 10/26)

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 October 27:

  • 79 percent staffed hospital beds are occupied (+0% since 10/26)
  • 66 percent of all licensed hospital beds are occupied (+0%)
  • 46 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-2%)
  • 16 percent of all ventilators are in use (-4%)

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

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. 

Regional Information Center Update – Oct. 26

2 COVID-19-related deaths, 126 cases reported

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting two COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County: A male in his 80s with underlying health conditions and a female in her 80s with underlying health conditions.

Additionally, we’re reporting 126 new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County with 111 recoveries.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 12,608 (+126 from 10/25)
  • Deaths: 195 (+2)
  • Recovered: 10,528 (+111)
  • Active cases: 1,885 (+13)
  • Currently hospitalized: 90 (-1)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 821 (+4)

COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County

  • Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of October 26: 174,575 (+1,578 since 10/25)

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 October 26:

  • *79 percent staffed hospital beds are occupied
  • 66 percent of all licensed hospital beds are occupied (-3% since 10/23)
  • 48 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-11%)
  • 20 percent of all ventilators are in use (+3%)

*The Nevada Hospital Association recently re-added staffed hospital beds to its reporting in addition to licensed beds. The Regional Information Center report had listed staffed beds as licensed beds incorrectly but it has been fixed.

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. 

Regional Information Center Update – Oct. 25

80 new COVID-19 cases, 66 recoveries reported

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting 80 new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County and 66 recoveries. 

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 12,482 (+80 from 10/24)
  • Deaths: 193 (+0)
  • Recovered: 10,417 (+66)
  • Active cases: 1,872 (+14)
  • Currently hospitalized: 91 (+1)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 817 (-1)

COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County

  • Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of October 25: 172,997 (+965 since 10/24)

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 October 23:

  • 69 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (+0% since 10/22)
  • 59 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+3%)
  • 17 percent of all ventilators are in use (-1%)

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

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. 

Regional Information Center Update – Oct. 24

3 COVID-19-related deaths, 98 new cases, 77 recoveries reported in Washoe County

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting three additional COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County: Two females in their 90s and a male in his 90s; all had an underlying health condition. There are 193 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County.

Additionally, there were 98 new COVID-19 cases and 77 recoveries reported. The active case count continues to rise with 18 additional cases and a record 1,858 overall. Patients who are currently hospitalized rose by 11 with 90 overall.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 12,402 (+98 from 10/23)
  • Deaths: 193 (+3)
  • Recovered: 10,351 (+77)
  • Active cases: 1,858 (+18)
  • Currently hospitalized: 90 (+11)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 818 (+13)

COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County

  • Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of October 24: 172,032 (+1,928 since 10/23)

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 October 23:

  • 69 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (+0% since 10/22)
  • 59 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+3%)
  • 17 percent of all ventilators are in use (-1%)

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

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. 

Regional Information Center Update – Oct. 23

1 COVID-19 death, record 350 new COVID-19 cases reported

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

Follow us on Twitter:
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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. Total cumulative COVID-19 cases crossed 12,000 in Washoe County with 350 new cases and 73 additional recoveries. This is the largest single day increase in total and active COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began.

The Health District is urging extreme caution when out and about due to the high number of new cases and level of disease transmission that is currently occurring in the community.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 12,304 (+350 from 10/22)
  • Deaths: 190 (+1)
  • Recovered: 10,274 (+73)
  • Active cases: 1,840 (+276)
  • Currently hospitalized: 79 (-2)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 805 (+1)

COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County

  • Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of October 23: 170,104 (+1,231 since 10/22)

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 October 23:

  • 69 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (+0% since 10/22)
  • 59 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+3%)
  • 17 percent of all ventilators are in use (-1%)

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

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. 

Regional Information Center Update – Oct. 22

143 new COVID-19 cases, 95 recoveries reported

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

Follow us on Twitter:
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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting 143 new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County and 95 recoveries. The seven-day moving average for new cases per day is 128, the highest point in the pandemic.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 11,954 (+143 from 10/21)
  • Deaths: 189 (+0)
  • Recovered: 10,201 (+95)
  • Active cases: 1,564 (+48)
  • Currently hospitalized: 81 (-2)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 804 (+2)

COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County

  • Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of October 22: 168,873 (+1,878 since 10/21)

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 October 22:

  • 69 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (-2% since 10/21)
  • 56 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+3%)
  • 18 percent of all ventilators are in use (+4%)

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

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. 

Regional Information Center Update – Oct. 21

3 COVID-19-related deaths reported

Health District Hotline:
775.328.2427

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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting three additional COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County:

  • A female in her 80s with an underlying health condition
  • A male in his 70s with underlying health conditions
  • A male in his 60s and it’s unknown if there were underlying health conditions

Additionally, we’re reporting 124 recoveries and 117 new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 11,811 (+117 from 10/20)
  • Deaths: 189 (+3)
  • Recovered: 10,106 (+124)
  • Active cases: 1,516 (-10)
  • Currently hospitalized: 83 (-3)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 802 (+1)

COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County

  • Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of October 21: 166,995 (+3,221 since 10/20)

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 October 21:

  • 71 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (+1% since 10/20)
  • 53 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+7%)
  • 14 percent of all ventilators are in use (-2%)

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

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.