NEW: COVID-19 instances above 500 for second straight day; take a look at positivity price pauses at 8.6%

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada’s take a look at positivity price paused in its steep decline, sticking at 8.6% on a day that noticed COVID-19 instances stories tick up once more, in accordance with information launched Thursday.

Nevada is reporting 571 new COVID-19 instances, with 519 from Clark County. It’s the second straight day that instances had been above 500 after a streak of 9 days below that mark. The state’s complete instances are actually at 292,630. Clark County has a complete of 225,820.

Each day case totals have dropped beneath 1,000 since Jan. 30.

Nevada stories 14 further COVID-19-related deaths, with 12 deaths in Clark County. Nevada’s 14-day rolling common is now 11 deaths per day.

The state’s take a look at positivity price fell beneath 10% on Saturday and has continued to drop since Jan. 14.

Hospitalizations are actually beneath 600 COVID-19 sufferers within the state.

There have been 10,057 exams carried out within the final day, in accordance with the Division of Well being and Human Companies.

For the 19th week in a row, Clark County was flagged for elevated illness transmission. Clark County stays within the crimson on Nevada Well being Response’s “county standards tracker.” The county was flagged for elevated illness transmission after assembly the factors of excessive case charges and excessive take a look at positivity. Clark is one among seven counties flagged within the tracker, up to date day day on the DHHS Dashboard.

Clark County has a case price of 588 per 100,000, and a take a look at positivity of 9.7%.


The DHHS Workplace of Analytics added a “vaccinations” tab to its dashboard on Wednesday, Feb. 3. It would present immunization numbers and be up to date each Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Click on HERE to see the dashboardMake sure you click on the “vaccinations” tab below the “Present Standing” prime tab.

The DHHS stories 579,102 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Nevada, as of Feb. 23. Of the state’s complete doses, 397,637 had been administered in Clark County.

The CDC’s vaccination information reveals that Nevada has acquired greater than 809,180 vaccine doses as of Feb. 24.

To seek out out when and the place you possibly can anticipate to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine, click on HERE.

Under is the full COVID-19 report for Wednesday, Feb. 24.


NOTE: The state isn’t updating hospitalization information, together with the variety of sufferers in ICU items or on ventilators, on Sundays or holidays. 

In accordance with the state’s Division of Well being and Human Companies (DHHS), the variety of hospitalized sufferers in Nevada was DOWN on Wednesday, in accordance with information launched Thursday.

The variety of hospitalizations decreased two within the final day, and the present complete is 532 confirmed/suspected instances.

Extra information from the Nevada Hospital Affiliation (as of Feb. 23):

  • Statewide licensed beds occupied: 75%
  • ICU items occupancy price: 61%
  • Ventilators in use: 27%

The state set a file excessive for hospitalized sufferers on Dec. 13 with 2,025 instances.

Prime 5 Variety of Hospitalizations (statewide) Date reported
1 2,025 Dec. 13
2 2,008 Dec. 15
3 2,001 Dec. 22
4 1,996 Dec. 20, Dec. 21
5 1,988 Dec. 29
You will discover this information on the Nevada DHHS coronavirus dashboard, below the “Traits — Hospitalizations” tab


There have been 116 sufferers in intensive care items (ICU) throughout the state, down 4 from yesterday.

The DHHS report confirmed 71 sufferers on ventilators, down seven from yesterday.

You will discover this information on the Nevada DHHS coronavirus dashboard, below the “Traits — Hospitalizations” tab


There are actually 292,630 confirmed instances and 4,933 COVID-19-related deaths in Nevada, with 571 new instances reported within the final day.

Greater than 1,000 instances have been reported in Nevada in 84 of the previous 114 days. The state set a file for COVID-19 instances on Jan. 6 with 3,402.

Listed below are the most important single-day will increase for COVID-19 instances in Nevada:

Prime 5 Variety of COVID-19 instances (statewide) Date reported
1 3,402 Jan. 6
2 3,194 Dec. 4
3 3,159 Nov. 24
4 3,063 Dec. 8
5 2,988 Dec. 22
You will discover this information on the Nevada DHHS coronavirus dashboard, below the “Traits — Confirmed Instances” tab

The DHHS is reporting 14 new COVID-19-related deaths statewide. The 14-day rolling common of day day deaths now stands at 11.

“Please take into account that the demise charges we’re seeing correspond to instances identified as much as 5 weeks in the past,” Nevada Well being Response said in a information launch.

A latest replace to the state’s COVID-19 day day demise graph (Mortality Traits tab of DHHS dashboard) reveals the very best rely of fatalities — 47 — on Dec. 22 and Jan. 11, adopted 45 deaths on Dec. 10, Dec. 18 and Jan. 9.

The Nevada DHHS says it is very important word that there’s usually a delay in demise reporting. Cumulative day day demise counts are displayed the date of demise, somewhat than the date the demise was reported to the state. The entire rely for statewide deaths on the primary tab could not equal the sum of the cumulative day day demise counts due to instances the place precise date of demise is unknown or pending report.

Listed below are the very best variety of COVID-19-related deaths recorded in a single day in Nevada:

Prime 5 Variety of deaths (statewide) Date reported
1 47 Dec. 22, Jan. 11
2 45 Dec. 10, Dec. 18, Jan. 9
3 44 Jan. 6
4 43 Dec. 6
5 42 Jan. 20
You will discover this information on the Nevada DHHS coronavirus dashboard, below the “Traits — Deaths” tab

As of Wednesday, a complete of two,696,649 exams have been performed in Nevada, with a rise of 10,057 prior to now 24 hours.

The take a look at positivity price, reported as a 14-day common, places it at 8.6% as of Wednesday, unchanged the day earlier than.

The state’s take a look at positivity price fell beneath 10% on Saturday and has continued to drop since Jan. 14, revealing a superb signal Nevada’s mitigation efforts are working as a lot of the state’s COVID-19 information proceed on a downward trajectory.

The World Well being Group advises governments that earlier than reopening, charges of positivity in testing ought to stay at 5% or decrease for not less than 14 days.

*NOTE: Each day lab information from DHHS and SNHD stories is up to date each morning for the earlier day.

This data is below the “Present Standing — Confirmed Instances” tab of the DHHS dashboard


Of Nevada’s 571 new COVID-19 instances, about 91% of them — 519 — had been reported in Clark County on Wednesday, in accordance with information launched the Southern Nevada Well being District (SNHD) on Thursday.

There may be now a complete of three,839 deaths, 225,820 confirmed instances and 13,169 hospitalizations, in accordance with the Southern Nevada Well being District dashboard that updates day day.

Southern Nevada surpassed 200,000 COVID-19 instances on Jan. 17.

There have been 12 deaths reported in Clark County within the final day. In its most up-to-date report, the well being district states that 164.Eight folks have died for each 100,000 folks in Clark County.

SNHD information reveals that 2,024 constructive instances had been reported within the county over the previous seven days.

A few third of the instances (31.2%) reported in Clark County are amongst Hispanics, making it probably the most impacted ethnic group regionally and almost half (45.7%) of the constructive instances reported within the county are within the age group of 25 to 49.

The SNHD is together with the variety of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in youngsters (MIS-C) in its day day report. Eleven instances had been reported in January. To date in February, 11 new instances have been reported, with the most recent coming in stories on Feb. 23, bringing the whole to 53.

All of those instances had been reported in youngsters below the age of 14, and all of whom examined constructive for COVID-19.

MIS-C is a situation the place totally different physique components can change into infected, together with the guts, lungs, kidneys, mind, pores and skin, eyes, or gastrointestinal organs. 

In accordance with the well being district, MIS-C is uncommon and continues to be being studied the CDC to be taught extra about it and its affect on youngsters. Whereas there isn’t a recognized trigger, many youngsters with MIS-C had the virus that causes COVID-19 or shut contact with somebody who did.

The quantity of people that have recovered from the virus in Clark County continues to extend. The newest county replace estimates a complete of 215,968 recovered instances; that’s 95.6% of all reported instances within the county, in accordance with SNHD’s newest report.

The well being district offers a day day map with the variety of constructive exams in every ZIP code in Clark County.


UNLV has modified the way in which it’s reporting COVID-19 instances. On the finish of every week, the college will replace its graph noting new instances.

In accordance with the newest report, three new COVID-19 instances had been recorded within the final week, three amongst college students, none involving workers, and no college members. A complete of 741 instances, together with each college students and staff, have been recorded since UNLV started monitoring COVID-19 information on March 25.



On Feb. 11, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak introduced a “secure reopening plan” that begins on Monday, Feb. 15, with capability limits being lifted to 35% or 50% for sure companies and actions. This will likely be decided risk-level.

Gatherings will even be capped at 100 folks or 35% capability, whichever is much less, although giant gathering plans could also be submitted for occasions. No approvals for big gatherings will likely be supplied earlier than March 1.

The reopening plan expands capability to 50% on March 15 at nearly all companies and actions, and on Might 1, choices will shift from the state to native authorities:

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Nevada is at the moment working with the third model of the vaccine playbook, which outlines the state’s plans to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to its residents.

Gov. Sisolak is continuous to induce the general public to not let up on mask-wearing and social distancing.

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