UPDATE: Nevada deaths hit 203; Washoe County teen dies

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nevada is now reporting 203 deaths as of Friday afternoon, six more than the total posted on Friday morning. The statewide total of new positive cases of COVID-19 remained at 4,398, 190 more than Thursday’s total.

Statewide, nearly 32,000 people have tested negative for the virus, and 44,487 tests have been conducted.

Clark County reported five new COVID-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours and 129 more positive cases, according to data from the Southern Nevada Health District.

The total number of deaths in Clark County is now at 168. There were 24 deaths reported statewide on Wednesday, making that the highest number in a single day.

Washoe County reported three new deaths on Friday, including a teen-age boy, likely the youngest person to die of COVID-19 in Nevada. Officials said he had an underlying health condition. The other deaths involved two women, one in her 70s and the other in her 90s.

Southern Nevada’s youngest death to date was a person in the 18-24 age group.

The number of people recovering from COVID-19 continues to rise. According to SNHD, 61% percent of all cases reported in Clark County have recovered.

SNHD’s Wednesday report shows 1,963 people in Clark County have recovered from the virus.

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 2,356 cases reported by SNHD, Las Vegas saw 96 new cases reported Thursday.
NORTH LAS VEGAS — 374 total cases, up 8.
HENDERSON — 323 total cases, up 11.

Also: Boulder City reports a total of 22 cases, unchanged from yesterday. Mesquite has 7 cases, also unchanged. Pahrump reports 25 total cases, up 2.

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WASHOE COUNTY — Three new deaths reported on Friday include a teen-age boy with underlying health conditions, Washoe County Health Officer Kevin Dick said at a press briefing. Two women also died — one in her 70s and the other in her 90s. That brings the county’s total to 25 deaths. On Thursday, the county reported that a woman who was in her 100s had died.

HUMBOLDT COUNTY — A woman in her 20s tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases to 35 in Humboldt County.

CARSON CITY — A woman in her 40s tested positive for COVID-19, and the area now has 33 total cases, including one death. Officials are working to identify the woman’s close contacts. Officials report that 13 people have recovered.

DOUGLAS COUNTY — A woman in her 30s is the county’s 18th case of COVID-19. Officials are working to identify her contacts. Nine people have recovered.

LYON COUNTY — County officials report the 23rd positive test for COVID-19 involve a woman in her 50s, and officials are working to identify her close contacts. Five people have recovered, officials say.

Six counties — Clark, Washoe, Humboldt, Elko, Churchill, and now, Carson City — have reported deaths since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in Nevada. Five counties have reported no positive tests to date: Esmeralda, Storey, Pershing, Lander and Eureka.

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