REGIONAL INFORMATION CENTER UPDATE – AUG. 13
155 new COVID-19 cases, 80 recoveries
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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting 155 new COVID-19 cases in Washoe County with 80 recoveries.
- Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 6,117 (+155 from 8/12)
- Deaths: 124 (+0)
- Recovered: 4,862 (+80)
- Active cases: 1,131 (+75)
- Currently hospitalized: 88 (+9)
- Cases who have discharged from hospital: 449 (+2)
COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County
- Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of August 13: 98,337 (+1,700 since 8/12)
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 August 13:
- 64 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (+1% since 8/12)
- 37 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (-6%)
- 14 percent of all ventilators are in use (+3%)
NOTE: Numbers are for all hospital patients in Washoe County and not just COVID-19 patients.
File complaints about facilities with COVID-19
To file a whistle-blower complaint with OSHA regarding care facilities in Washoe County, you can visit their website here. If someone has been fired, threatened to be fired or has been threatened to not disclose information during an investigation, those facilities will be held accountable.
In addition, to file a complaint with the state about a state licensed facility, you can do so on the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services – Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health website here. Complainants have the option to remain anonymous.
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, https://covid19washoe.com/, 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.