UPDATE: Nevada reporting 237 COVID-19 deaths statewide

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada is reporting 237 COVID-19 deaths statewide as of Wednesday night. This is up 12 from Tuesday’s numbers.

Overnight, the state’s number of cases grew by 93. Nevada is inching closer to 5K cases with 4,898 cases reported by the DHHS.

Statewide, more than 50,000 tests have been conducted and 36,130 people have tested negative for the coronavirus.

Clark County is nearing 200 COVID-19 related deaths after the number grew by 10 overnight, bringing the total to 198, according to the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD). The county also saw an increase of cases in the last 24 hours, up 98 from Tuesday.

Of Nevada’s now 4,898 positive cases, 3,891 are reported in Clark County.

As cases continue to rise, so do the number of people who are recovering from COVID-19. According to SNHD’s Wednesday report, 2,507 people, or 64.43% of all cases reported in Clark County have recovered.

There were 24 deaths reported statewide on Wednesday, April 22, making that the highest number in a single day.

Washoe County announced Monday that a man in his 50s had died, bringing the county’s total number of deaths to 28.

The health district is now providing a daily map with the number of positive tests in each ZIP code in Clark County.

A look at the number of cases in cities in the Las Vegas valley:

LAS VEGAS — With a total of 2,681 cases reported by SNHD, Las Vegas saw 106 new cases reported Tuesday.
NORTH LAS VEGAS — 425 total cases, up 15.
HENDERSON — 353 total cases, up 6.

Also: Boulder City reports a total of 22 cases, unchanged. Mesquite has 9 cases, indicating two new positive tests. Pahrump reports 29 total cases, unchanged.

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CASES AROUND NEVADA

SEE ALSO: Tuesday’s reports

WASHOE COUNTY — The county reported a new death Wednesday — a man in his 70s with underlying health conditions — along with 14 new positive tests for COVID-19. The total number of cases now stands at 848, with 30 deaths. Currently, 37 people are hospitalized.

HUMBOLDT COUNTY — A woman in her 50s has tested positive for COVID-19. The county is now reporting 38 cases total, along with two deaths. Officials say two people are hospitalized, and 286 people have been tested.

WHITE PINE COUNTY — William Bee Ririe Hospital reports a total of three positive tests for COVID-19 since the crisis began. The hospital’s Facebook page will be updated if new cases emerge. These cases were initially reported sometime before April 23.

LANDER COUNTY — The county reported its eighth positive test for COVID-19 late Wednesday. Several of the county’s cases have come back from positive tests outside the area.

Six counties — Clark, Washoe, Humboldt, Elko, Churchill and Carson City — have reported deaths since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in Nevada.

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