LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The number of people who have died as a result of COVID-19 increased by five in Southern Nevada in the past 24 hours, according to the Southern Nevada Health District bringing the state’s total to 43.
The health district is reporting 39 deaths in Southern Nevada and 1,279 active COVID-19 cases. The number of coronavirus cases increased by 154 in the past 25 hours. The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in the state is now above 1,500 and there are 43 deaths.
The majority of the state’s COVID-19 cases and deaths are in Southern Nevada.
WASHOE COUNTY: A surge of 45 new cases has brought Washoe County’s total up to 229. There have been 4 deaths to date — the only county besides Clark County to report a death. Officials report 26 people have recovered.
HUMBOLDT COUNTY: Two new cases reported on Friday have the county at 9 COVID-19 cases. Officials say 97 people have been tested, and 16 test results are still pending.
NYE COUNTY: One new case has been reported in Pahrump. The county’s total number of COVID-19 positive tests now stands at 7, and about 275 people have been tested.
DOUGLAS COUNTY: A woman in her 60s is self-isolating at home after testing positive for COVID-19. Douglas County is now reporting 7 positive tests.