Quad-County COVID-19 Update: One New Case, 10 Recoveries, One Death
(Carson City, NV)- Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting a third death due to COVID-19 in the Quad-County region. The individual was a male Carson City resident in his 80’s. It is unknown at this time if he had underlying conditions.
CCHHS is also reporting one new positive case and ten additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County region. This brings the total number of cases to 145, with 102 recoveries and three deaths, 40 cases remain active.
The new case is:
- A male Lyon County resident in his 70’s
Carson City Health and Human Services is working to identify close risk contacts to prevent further spread of the disease. Due to medical privacy requirements and to protect their identity, no further information about the case will be released.
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Gender and age break down of the cases by county is available at https://gethealthycarsoncity.org/novel-coronavirus-2019/. Statewide numbers can be found at the Nevada Health Response website (nvhealthresponse.nv.gov/).
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The lab is experiencing a high volume of tests. Results from the asymptomatic community-based testing locations are taking longer than expected. CCHHS will contact those tested by phone when their results are available.
For those who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have questions, call the Quad-County COVID-19 Hotline 7 days a week, 8 am to 5 pm. Spanish speakers are available. The phone number is (775) 283-4789.
Quad-County COVID-19 Response Transition
On May 18th, 2020 the COVID-19 response for the Quad Counties transitioned back to CCHHS from the Quad-County Emergency Operations Center (Quad EOC). CCHHS will continue to work with the Quad-County Multiagency Coordination (MAC) Group which consists of the emergency managers from each of the four counties.
Stay informed. For updates and more information on COVID-19 visit https://gethealthycarsoncity.org/novel-coronavirus-2019/.
MEDIA: The situation is continuously evolving, to allow for more accurate number reports, situation updates can be anticipated at 6:00 pm daily, unless immediate updates are necessary.