May 18, 2020 update regarding COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)
48th COVID-19-related death reported in Washoe County
The Regional Information Center is reporting an additional COVID-19-related death in Washoe County. The deceased is a female in her 90s with underlying health conditions. There are now 48 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County.
In addition, there were 15 recoveries from COVID-19 and 10 new cases in Washoe County.
- Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 1,266 (+10 from 5/17)
- Deaths: 48 (+1)
- Recoveries: 672 (+15)
- Active cases: 546 (-6)
- Currently hospitalized: 54 (-1)
- Cases who have discharged from hospital: 107 (+1)
View the Washoe County COVID-19 Impact Dashboard.
May 17- 23, 2020 is EMS Week
In 1974, President Gerald Ford established EMS Week to celebrate emergency medical service practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities. We are excited to recognize and honor the hard work and dedication of the women and men who provide emergency medical services across northern Nevada.
El Centro de Información Regional de COVID-19 está trabajando para entregar actualizaciones a la comunidad sobre COVID-19 de manera unificada. ACTUALIZACIÓN DEL CENTRO DE INFORMACIÓN – 18 DE MAYO