COVID-19 cases exceed 3K in Clark County, 4 new deaths reported

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nearly 60 percent of Clark County’s COVID-19 cases have recovered as Nevada’s most populated county exceeded 3,000 positive cases on Tuesday. The Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) reports 4 new COVID-19-related deaths, bringing the county’s total to 141.

There are now 3,099 cases in the county, up 101 from Monday.

According to the SNHD’s Tuesday report, 1,841 people in Clark County have recovered from the virus; that is just over 59 percent of all cases reported in the county.

Nevada’s Department of Health and Human Services is reporting 163 COVID-19 deaths statewide as of Monday night. The number of new COVID-19 cases in the state increased by 107 overnight, bringing the state’s new total to 3,937.

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In a Monday news release, Churchill County reported its first death — a man in his 50s with underlying health conditions. The man had been hospitalized in Fallon, and died on Saturday, according to county health officials.

Statewide, at least 29,118 people have tested negative for the virus, and 40,464 tests have been conducted.

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

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

LAS VEGAS — With a total of 2,070 cases reported by SNHD, Las Vegas saw 61 new cases reported Monday.
NORTH LAS VEGAS — 342 total cases.
HENDERSON — 296 total cases.

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SEE ALSO: Monday’s reports

HUMBOLDT COUNTY — Seven new positive tests for COVID-19 were reported late Monday. Six of the new cases involved women, and the seventh was a male in his teens. All of the people who tested positive are self-isolating at home, and six of the seven cases were traced to close contact with people who had previously been diagnosed positive.

WASHOE COUNTY — The county reports 22 new positive tests for COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total to 684. No new deaths were reported. Washoe County also reports 41 people are currently hospitalized, and 175 people have recovered.

DOUGLAS COUNTY — A man in his 50s tested positive for COVID-19, the county reported on Tuesday. He is the 19th person in the county to test positive, and five have now recovered.

LYON COUNTY — A woman in her 40s tested positive for COVID-19, and the county now has a total of 16 cases. Six people have recovered.

ELKO COUNTY — No new positive tests were reported, but the county did release information that three more people have recovered. Elko County has had 12 total cases, including one death.

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