NEW: Nevada experiences 41 COVID-19 deaths as check positivity drops beneath 12%

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada experiences 41 extra COVID-19-related deaths as its check positivity charge drops beneath 12%, the most recent information from the state exhibits.

Of Nevada’s 41 extra deaths previously day, 38 had been from Clark County, in keeping with information launched Wednesday. The state’s 14-day rolling common is now 14 deaths per day.

Nevada experiences 363 new COVID-19 circumstances, with 284 from Clark County. The state’s whole circumstances at the moment are at 289,392. Clark County has a complete of 223,200.

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

The check positivity charge dropped once more Tuesday, falling from 12.3% to 11.8%, persevering with a pattern of declines that started on Jan. 14. The file — 22.3% — was reported on Dec. 8, 2020.

Hospitalizations at the moment are beneath 800 COVID-19 sufferers within the state.

There have been 8,214 exams carried out within the final day, in keeping with the Division of Well being and Human Providers.

For the 18th 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 check positivity. Clark is one among seven counties flagged within the tracker, up to date every day on the DHHS Dashboard.

Clark County has a case charge of 838 per 100,000, and a check positivity of 13.0%.


The DHHS Workplace of Analytics added a “vaccinations” tab to its dashboard on Wednesday, Feb. 3. It should present immunization numbers and be up to date each Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Click on HERE to see the dashboard. You’ll want to click on the “vaccinations” tab underneath the “Present Standing” prime tab.

The DHHS experiences 464,037 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Nevada, as of Feb. 16. Of the state’s whole doses, 314,234 had been administered in Clark County.

The CDC’s vaccination information exhibits that Nevada has acquired greater than 593,275 vaccine doses as of Feb. 17.

To search out out when and the place you may anticipate to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine, click on HERE.

Under is the full COVID-19 report for Tuesday, Feb. 16.


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

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

The variety of hospitalizations decreased 33 within the final day, and the present whole is 740 confirmed/suspected circumstances.

Extra information from the Nevada Hospital Affiliation (as of Feb. 11):

  • Statewide licensed beds occupied: 79%
  • ICU models occupancy charge: 67%
  • Ventilators in use: 37%

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

High 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’ll find this information on the Nevada DHHS coronavirus dashboard, underneath the “Developments — Hospitalizations” tab


There have been 176 sufferers in intensive care models (ICU) throughout the state, down 17 from the day prior to this.

The DHHS report confirmed 110 sufferers on ventilators, down three from the day prior to this.

You’ll find this information on the Nevada DHHS coronavirus dashboard, underneath the “Developments — Hospitalizations” tab


There at the moment are 289,392 confirmed circumstances and 4,774 COVID-19-related deaths in Nevada, with 363 new circumstances reported within the final day.

Greater than 1,000 circumstances have been reported in Nevada in 84 of the previous 106 days. The state set a file for COVID-19 circumstances on Jan. 6 with 3,402.

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

High 5 Variety of COVID-19 circumstances (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’ll find this information on the Nevada DHHS coronavirus dashboard, underneath the “Developments — Confirmed Circumstances” tab

The DHHS is reporting 41 new COVID-19-related deaths statewide. The 14-day rolling common of every day deaths now stands at 14.

“Please remember that the demise charges we’re seeing correspond to circumstances recognized 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 every day demise graph (Mortality Developments tab of DHHS dashboard) exhibits the best rely of fatalities — 47 — on Jan. 11, adopted 46 deaths on Dec. 22.

The Nevada DHHS says it is very important observe that there’s usually a delay in demise reporting. Cumulative every day demise counts are displayed the date of demise, fairly than the date the demise was reported to the state. The overall rely for statewide deaths on the primary tab might not equal the sum of the cumulative every day demise counts due to circumstances the place actual date of demise is unknown or pending report.

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

High 5 Variety of deaths (statewide) Date reported
1 47 Jan. 11
2 46 Dec. 22
3 45 Dec. 10, Dec. 18
4 44 Jan. 6, Jan. 9
5 43 Dec. 6, Jan. 20
You’ll find this information on the Nevada DHHS coronavirus dashboard, underneath the “Developments — Deaths” tab

As of Tuesday, a complete of two,634,991 exams have been performed in Nevada, with a rise of 8,214 previously 24 hours.

The check positivity is now being reported as a 14-day common, which places it at 11.8% as of Tuesday, down from 12.3% the day earlier than. It reached 10% on Oct. 24 however earlier than then, Nevada had not recorded a check positivity at or above 10% since Sept. 1.

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

This data is underneath the “Present Standing — Confirmed Circumstances” tab of the DHHS dashboard


Of Nevada’s 363 new COVID-19 circumstances, about 78 % of them — 284 — had been reported in Clark County on Tuesday, in keeping with information launched the Southern Nevada Well being District (SNHD) on Wednesday.

There may be now a complete of three,696 deaths, 223,200 confirmed circumstances and 12,682 hospitalizations, in keeping with the Southern Nevada Well being District dashboard that updates every day.

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

There have been 38 deaths reported in Clark County within the final day. In its most up-to-date report, the well being district states that 158.7 folks have died for each 100,000 folks in Clark County.

SNHD information exhibits that 2,748 constructive circumstances had been reported within the county over the previous seven days.

A couple of third of the circumstances (30.8%) reported in Clark County are amongst Hispanics, making it probably the most impacted ethnic group domestically and practically half (45.7%) of the constructive circumstances 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 every day report. Eleven circumstances had been reported in January. Up to now in February, eight new circumstances have been reported, with the most recent coming in experiences on Feb. 16, bringing the entire to 50.

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

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

In line 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 influence 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 212,724 recovered circumstances; that’s 95.3% of all reported circumstances within the county, in keeping with SNHD’s newest report.

The well being district offers a every 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 circumstances. On the finish of every week, the college will replace its graph noting new circumstances.

In line with the newest report, 14 new COVID-19 circumstances had been recorded within the final week, 12 amongst college students, two involving employees, and one school member. A complete of 723 circumstances, 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 might be decided risk-level.

Gatherings may 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 giant gatherings might be offered earlier than March 1.

The reopening plan expands capability to 50% on March 15 at virtually 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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