COVID-19 Updates

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

Post Date:05/21/2020 5:00 PM

47 COVID-19 recoveries reported

The Regional Information Center is reporting the largest single-day increase in COVID-19 recoveries, with 47, and 11 new cases of COVID-19 in Washoe County.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 1,316 (+11 from 5/20)
  • Deaths: 48 (+0)
  • Recoveries: 747 (+47)
  • Active cases: 521 (-36)
  • Currently hospitalized: 58 (+2)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 111 (+1)

View the Washoe County COVID-19 Impact Dashboard.

Important Memorial Day reminders

With the Memorial Day holiday approaching and nice weather on the horizon, it is critical to continue practicing social distancing and wearing a face covering. The largest spikes in COVID-19 cases have occurred after Mother’s Day and Cinco de Mayo, due to people gathering in groups. Please remember to protect yourself and those around you.

Check your mailbox for COVID-19 prevalence study

A random selection of Washoe County residents should have received information from the Washoe County Health District (WCHD) regarding a prevalence study for COVID-19. Please watch for this letter. Up to 1,181 households received a letter inviting their family to participate in an antibody study.

More Regional Information Center updates for May 21, 2020

En Español

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 – 21 DE MAYO

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