The seven-day average for newly reported COVID-19 cases is now 2,019, more than double the number earlier this month.
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The moves come as most U.S. states are identifying new cases at record rates. Many are also shattering their previous hospitalization records from this summer.
At Thursday’s task force meeting, Nevada COVID-19 response director Caleb Cage asked county leaders for recommendations on what action the governor should take.
After a failed attempt to release an improved disease investigation platform this fall, Nevada says the state will have to wait until summer 2021.
The number stretches back to June. Until now, the visitor data ran through only mid-August. At that time at least 530 visitors had tested positive for COVID-19.
The state’s seven-day average of new cases also surpassed 1,000 for the first time since August, and hospitalizations across the state continued to climb.
In an emergency meeting Thursday, a state virus task force approved an indefinite extension to a Washoe County directive limiting the size of gatherings.
After months of lockdowns, social isolation and mask-wearing, Nevada health officials are concerned about residents ignoring coronavirus precautions.
The state’s coronavirus data dashboard now focuses on 14-day moving averages to better assess trends over time and the impact on communities.
Johns Hopkins University published an alarming COVID-19 positivity rate that puts Nevada well above the national average. It’s also incorrect, state officials say.
The seven-day average of new cases rose to 559 on Monday. Nevada’s COVID-19 response director said he expects to see an increase in deaths by mid-November.
Health agencies say disease investigation reports have “limited, if any value” to the public. Outside experts question the decision.
The country club was fined $2,000 after the venue hosted an event Monday night attended by several members of the Raiders.