Nevada coronavirus death count jumps to 10, with 420 infections reported

Published Wed, Mar 25, 2020 (9:30 p.m.)

Updated Thu, Mar 26, 2020 (8:31 a.m.)

At least four more people in Nevada have died as a result of coronavirus disease, bringing the total number of virus-related deaths to 10, according to Nevada Health Response data published Wednesday night.

All of the deaths have been in Clark County, according to the Southern Nevada Health District.

The latest fatalities were all men, two in their 60s, one in his 80s and one in his 30s, the Health District said. Three of the four had underlying medical conditions; one in his 60s did not, officials said.

A total of 350 people in Clark County have tested positive for coronavirus, the Health District reported. Statewide, 420 people have tested positive, the Department of Health and Human Services reports.

The Washoe County Health District reported seven new cases on Wednesday to bring the total in the Reno area to 57. Smaller Nevada counties — for instance, Douglas (three cases) and Lyon County (one) — have also been hit.

Statewide, 5,117 people have been tested.

The Nevada Health Response site is a product of the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services and the Governor’s Office to share information with residents. Its data is often released ahead of the Health District.

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