LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A total of 16 new coronavirus deaths were reported Friday for the state of Nevada. On Friday morning, Clark County reported 8 new deaths related to COVID-19 and 43 new positive cases, according to the health district website that tracks and releases numbers daily.
As of Friday afternoon, Nevada was reporting 301 COVID-19 deaths statewide but the number of cases remained at 5,884, which is what it was Friday morning. That is 118 higher than what was reported on Thursday.
More than 65,000 tests have been conducted throughout the state and more than 47,000 people have tested negative for the virus.
The county now has a total of 253 deaths and 4,616 cases, according to the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD).
The majority of coronavirus cases are in Clark County.
More testing sites are opening across the state this week, allowing for more tests to be performed. DHHS reports that more than 1,600 tests have been conducted in Nevada in the last 24 hours.
The health district is now providing a daily map with the number of positive tests in each ZIP code in Clark County.
Around the Las Vegas valley
These totals were reported on Friday:
Las Vegas: 3,302 positive tests
North Las Vegas: 530 positive tests
Henderson: 422 positive tests
Boulder City: 26 positive tests
Mesquite: 11 positive tests
Pahrump: 36 positive tests
CASES AROUND NEVADA
SEE ALSO: Wednesday’s reports
WASHOE COUNTY — A woman in her 70s with underlying health conditions died, officials reported on Friday. She is the 39th person to die in Washoe County. An additional 35 positive tests for COVID-19 were reported, bringing the county’s total to 1,065.
HUMBOLDT COUNTY — Three new positive tests for COVID-19 include one for a female child who had contact with a person who had previously tested positive. The other two cases involved two men, one in his 30s and one who tested positive outside the county. In total, Humboldt County now has 61 COVID-19 cases, including three deaths.
DOUGLAS COUNTY — A man in his 70s tested positive, officials reported on Friday. The county now has a total of 37 COVID-19 cases.
Six counties — Clark, Washoe, Humboldt, Elko, Churchill and Carson City — have reported deaths since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in Nevada.