UPDATE: Nearly 100 new COVID-19 cases reported in Clark County overnight, number of recovered exceeds 3K

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The number of COVID-19 cases in Clark County rose by 88 in the last 24 hours, according to the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD).

The majority of coronavirus cases are in Clark County. SNHD reports of Nevada’s 5,491 positive cases, 4,362 are in Clark.

The health district also reported 5 more COVID-19 related deaths in the county Monday morning, bringing the total to 223.

As cases continue to rise, so do the number of people who are recovering from COVID-19. According to SNHD’s Monday report, the number of people who have recovered from the virus exceeded 3,000 on Monday. Of all the cases reported in Clark County, 3,018 people have recovered.

Nevada’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is now reporting 5,491 COVID-19 cases in Nevada, up 65 cases from Sunday.

The total number of deaths in Nevada is 266, after the state added four deaths on Monday afternoon. Washoe County reported two new deaths on Monday.

Statewide, more than 57,000 tests have been conducted and nearly 40,000 people have tested negative for the coronavirus.

There were 24 deaths reported statewide on Wednesday, April 22, making that the highest number in a single day.

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

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

LAS VEGAS — With a total of 3,084 cases reported by SNHD, Las Vegas saw 55 new cases reported Sunday.
NORTH LAS VEGAS — 488 total cases, up 3.
HENDERSON — 388 total cases, up 1.

Also: Boulder City reports a total of 25 cases, unchanged. Mesquite has 9 cases. Pahrump reports 33 total cases, up two.

More coverage:
Timeline, graphics
and several maps


SEE ALSO: Sunday’s reports

WASHOE COUNTY — Health Department officials on Monday reported the deaths of a woman in her 90s and a man in his 80s — both with underlying medical conditions. That brings the county’s total deaths to 35, with 988 total positive tests, including 11 new positives reported Monday.

Over the weekend, officials reported 57 new cases (28 Saturday and 29 Sunday), but no new deaths were reported.

NYE COUNTY — Two new positive tests reported on Monday in Pahrump bring that city’s total to 33 cases. Nye County has a total of 39 cases. Officials say 18 people have recovered.

HUMBOLDT COUNTY —  Three new positive tests reported on Monday involve a female in her teens, and a man and a woman in their 20s. The third death in Humboldt County was reported on Sunday. Officials said the man was in his 60s and died in the hospital. The county is now reporting a total of 53 positive tests.

LANDER COUNTY On Monday, officials reported four new positive tests for COVID-19, bringing the county’s total to 13 cases. One new positive test was reported over the weekend.

CARSON CITY — A woman in her 20s tested positive on Saturday, and the area now has 48 COVID-19 cases, including one death.

LYON COUNTY — Five new positive tests were reported over the weekend, bringing the county’s total to 34. Saturday: A man in his 20s, a woman in her 20s, a man in his 50s and a woman in her 80s tested positive. Sunday: A woman in her 30s tested positive.

DOUGLAS COUNTY — A woman in her 50s tested positive. The county now has a total of 21 COVID-19 cases.

Six counties — Clark, Washoe, Humboldt, Elko, Churchill and Carson City — have reported deaths since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in Nevada.

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