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April 21, 2020 update regarding COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

Post Date:04/21/2020 2:32 PM

22 new cases and nine recoveries

The Regional Information Team is reporting 22 new cases of COVID-19 and nine recoveries in Washoe County.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 684 (+22 from 4/20)
  • Deaths: 18 (+0)
  • Recoveries: 175 (+9)
  • Active cases: 491 (+13)
  • Currently hospitalized: 41 (-2)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 42 (+5)

Virtual Town Hall - Friday, April 24 at 1 p.m.

This week’s Regional Information Center Virtual Town Hall will focus on public safety and the mental and physical health and wellness of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Virtual Town Hall will be live Friday, April 24 at 1 p.m. on the City of Sparks Facebook page as well as on KOLO News Channel 8. We encourage the public to submit questions online specific to public safety and health and wellness.

More Regional Information Center updates

Governor Sisolak provides criteria, framework for state-specific reopening plan 

Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced framework the State will use as it begins to roll back restrictions and re-open. Gov. Sisolak was joined by a team of Nevada experts to lay out the State’s criteria and provide updates specific to Nevada. The press conference can be watched on the Governor’s YouTube page.

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