Additional COVID-19-related death, a record 159 new cases reported

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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting an additional COVID-19-related death and the most COVID-19 cases ever reported in one day.

The deceased is a woman in her 70s with underlying health conditions. There are 106 COVID-19-related deaths in Washoe County.

Additionally, there were 159 new COVID-19 cases reported, the most in one day in Washoe County. The previous high was 150 on July 3.

There are additional new highs in the 7-day rolling average for new cases (96, previous high was 86 on July 4) and the active cases  (1,301, previous high was 1,239 on July 19).

Wearing a mask in public is mandatory in Washoe County.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 4,724 (+159 from 7/24)
  • Deaths: 106 (+1)
  • Recovered: 3,317 (+52)
  • Active cases: 1,301 (+106)
  • Currently hospitalized: 62 (-2)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 338 (+3)

Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County

  • Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of July 25: 78,233 (+1,339 since 7/24)

Note: These figures are provided by the State of Nevada and can be found on the State Dashboard. COVID-19 tests may include non-Washoe County residents who were tested in Washoe County.

Hospital bed and ventilator information

According to the Nevada Hospital Association, in Washoe County as of July 24:

  • 64 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (+0% since 7/23)
  • 55 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+9%)
  • 16 percent of all ventilators are in use (+1%)

NOTE: Numbers are for all hospital patients in Washoe County and not just COVID-19 patients.

The COVID-19 Regional Information Center is working together to deliver COVID-19 community updates in a unified manner. While press releases are only sent periodically for significant events, you can always get daily results on our website,, our COVID-19 Dashboard or by following us on Twitter @COVID19Washoe. The entities include: City of Reno, City of Sparks, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, Regional Transportation Commission, REMSA, Reno Sparks Indian Colony, Reno Police Department, Reno Fire Department, Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, University of Nevada, Reno, Washoe County, Washoe County Health District, Washoe County School District and Washoe County Sheriff’s Office. Also in the group are the area hospitals, Northern Nevada Medical Center, Renown Health and Saint Mary’s.