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Washoe COVID-19 cases jump by 34 on Saturday


Washoe County added 34 known cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total in the county to 1,719 cases.

So far, 65 people have died from coronavirus in Washoe County, according to the regional information center dashboard.

Sixty-four people are currently hospitalized due to the virus and 134 people have been released from the hospital. Nearly 1,100 people have recovered from COVID-19 and 564 cases are still active.

194 new cases, 4 additional deaths in Nevada


The number of Nevadans who have tested positive for COVID-19 has increased by 194, bringing the statewide total of known infections to 9,460 people, according to new data posted to the Nevada Health Alliance dashboard.

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The number of deaths statewide increased to 437 on Saturday.

Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 increased 4.6% on Friday, and ventilator use among known or suspected cases has fallen to 44.

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