NEW: Nevada exceeds 3K COVID-19 cases, 5 new deaths reported in Clark County

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The number of statewide COVID-19 cases in Nevada has now exceeded 3,000, according to the state’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). As reported Monday afternoon, there are still 120 deaths in the state.

The DHHS confirms that there are now 3,009 positive cases in Nevada, up 38 cases from Monday.

There are five newly reported deaths in Clark County, bringing the county’s total to 106, according to SNHD.

Clark County had an increase of 65 cases overnight, bringing the current total to 2,509 positive cases. The health district has also created a map showing what zip codes are most and least impacted by coronavirus.

SNHD reports that 1,141 people have recovered from COVID-19; that’s just over 45% of all cases in Clark County.

At least 22,901 people have tested negative in the state, according to the DHHS Dashboard below.

Click here to see the DHHS Dashboard.

Nevada surpassed 2,000 COVID-19 cases last week.

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SEE ALSO: Monday’s reports

WASHOE COUNTY — A woman in her 50s with underlying health problems has died. Washoe County is now reporting 13 deaths and 532 total positive tests for COVID-19. That number grew today by 32. The county reports that 34 people are currently hospitalized, and 92 people have recovered.

NYE COUNTY — Officials say on Tuesday there are three new positive tests in Tonopah, where there had only been a single COVID-19 test previously. With one new positive test for COVID-19 in Pahrump reported on Tuesday, Nye County is now reporting a total of 19 cases. Pahrump has 13 of the 19 cases. County officials say that about 450 people have been tested thus far.

CARSON CITY — A man in his 60s tested positive for COVID-19, officials announced Tuesday. Later in the day, two additional cases were reported, bringing the total number of cases in the area to 25. Six of the 25 people have reportedly recovered.

DOUGLAS COUNTY — Three new positive tests for COVID-19 reported late Tuesday bring Douglas County’s total to 13. Four of the people have reportedly recovered.

LYON COUNTY — One person has tested positive, officials reported on Tuesday. Lyon County has reported a total of 11 positive tests, and one person has recovered.

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