Both metrics were up over the preceding three days, while deaths and the test positivity rate in the county added to recent improvements, local and state data show.
Mike Brunker is an assistant city editor working with reporters covering land use and environment, health care and immigration. He also writes a weekly horse racing column. Before joining the Review-Journal in August 2016, Brunker worked in various reporting and editing capacities for NBCNews.com, msnbc.com and the San Francisco Examiner.
Clark County’s major COVID-19 metrics all registered improvement over the past week, which also saw the county make progress toward for lifting of the state’s mask mandate.
Journey back to 2017 to see how the Del Mar racing surface played the first time the two-day event was held there. It just might inform your thinking the second time around.
All four key COVID-19 metrics for Clark County fell over the weekend, with 891 new cases and 20 deaths recorded since Friday’s report, according to state and local data.
While new cases, deaths and hospitals all have continued to fall this month, the forward-looking test positivity rate is right where it was at the beginning of the month.
All COVID-19 metrics are showing marked improvement in Nevada and most models foresee new cases continuing to fall in the weeks and months ahead, a state expert said Thursday.
New cases and hospitalizations extend recent declines as positivity rate remains unchanged at 7.0 percent.
It was the second straight increase reported in the forward-looking metric, which stood at 7.0 percent as of Monday’s update.
New cases, deaths, hospitalizations and positivity rate all dropped from the prior week, though the descent in the new cases rate slowed.
Eleven “Win and You’re In” races will be run Friday through Sunday, all but cementing the fields for the two-day racing extravaganza at Del Mar on Nov. 5-6.
The two-week moving average of new COVID-19 cases dropped more than 10 percent, adding to evidence that the coronavirus is at least temporarily in retreat.
The historic oval will again offer racing on its legendary tilted Camino Real Hillside Turf Course when it opens its 16-day autumn meet on Friday.
Fatalities and hospitalizations bucked a trend of improvement in key COVID-19 metrics as the county recorded 687 new coronavirus cases and 28 deaths.
A flurry of races in the coming weeks will cement the fields for the two-day “World Championships” of thoroughbred horse racing on Nov. 5-6 at Del Mar.
Nevada on Friday reported 1,371 new coronavirus cases and 24 deaths over the preceding day as other key COVID-19 metrics improved slightly.