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April 14, 2020 update regarding COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

Post Date:04/14/2020 1:31 PM

One additional death, 21 recoveries, 32 positive cases reported in Washoe County

The Regional Information Center (RIC) is reporting that an additional Washoe County resident has died from COVID-19. The deceased was a female in her 50s with underlying health conditions. This is the 13th COVID-19-related death in Washoe County.

The RIC is also reporting 21 recoveries and 32 positive cases of COVID-19 in Washoe County. Two cases were discharged from the hospital.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 532
  • Deaths: 13
  • Recoveries: 92
  • Active cases: 427
  • Currently hospitalized: 34
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 41

Virtual Town Hall reminder - Friday, April 17

The Regional Information Center will take the community's COVID-19 business questions in our second Virtual Town Hall on Friday, April 17 at 1 p.m. The community is asked to please, submit a question online before tomorrow, April 15, at noon. This town hall will feature a panel of business experts and regional leaders.

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Gov. Sisolak announces updates to help Nevadans file for Unemployment Insurance

Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced he is instructing the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) to backdate all Unemployment Insurance claims to the earliest date of eligibility to help thousands of Nevadans gain easier access to unemployment insurance benefits. Nevadans that have been unable to file a claim due to the unprecedented volume will not lose any benefits as a result of the overwhelming surge in demand.

Nevada Guard enters historic response to battle COVID-19

About 700 additional Nevada National Guard Soldiers and Airmen will enter the fight against COVID-19 this week, Gov. Steve Sisolak announced today.

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