58 COVID-19 deaths in Nevada; cases near 2,000 statewide

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada’s Department of Health and Human Services reported a total of 58 COVID-19 related deaths as of Monday night.

The number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Nevada increased by more than 100 in the past 24 hours, according to the DHHS.

Two new cases were reported in Pahrump, bringing the total number of positive cases in Nye County to nine.

The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in the state is now 1,953, up 117 from Sunday’s total of 1,836.

The Southern Nevada Health District reported 89 new cases on Monday, on top of the 101 that were reported on Sunday.

The Southern Nevada Health District has reported 41 deaths, and Washoe County has had four deaths. There are currently 1,608 active COVID-19 cases in Southern Nevada.

Elko County reported its first death on Saturday, a woman in her 50s who had previously tested positive for COVID-19. She was not hospitalized. County officials said she had underlying medical conditions. Elko is now the third county to report a death.

The majority of the state’s COVID-19 cases and deaths are in Southern Nevada.

CASES AROUND NEVADA

See our report on new cases as they came in over the weekend

WASHOE COUNTY: With 17 additional cases reported on Monday, Washoe County is up to 281 cases. The county reports that 30 people have fully recovered. Four people with COVID-19 have died in Washoe County.

CARSON CITY: A woman in her 20s has tested positive for COVID-19. She is the 11th person in Carson City to test positive. Officials report she is self-isolating at home as they investigate possible recent close contacts.

NYE COUNTY: One new case was reported in Pahrump on Monday, April 6. The county’s total number of COVID-19 positive tests now stands at 9, and about 290 test results have been reported to the county.

Nye County is offering drive-up COVID-19 testing this week.
*Pahrump: Wednesday, April 8th, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
*Amargosa: Thursday, April 9th, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
*Beatty: Thursday, April 9th, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
*Tonopah: Thursday, April 9th, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
*Round Mountain: Friday, April 10th, noon to 2 p.m.

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