Regional Information Center Update – Oct. 16
123 additional COVID-19 cases, 61 recoveries reported
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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting 123 additional COVID-19-related cases in Washoe County with 61 recoveries.
There were no COVID-19-related deaths reported today. The previous five days there was at least one COVID-19-related death per day reported – 14 total COVID-19-related deaths were reported during that timeframe.
The total number of tests performed in Washoe County is at 158,303. On Thursday, it was reported that the number of tests went down by 2,217. The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, which calculates the State’s testing numbers, performed a significant data clean-up and identified duplicate records. That was why there was a decrease in the total number of tests. See more statewide COVID-19 statistics on their dashboard.
- Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 11,183 (+123 from 10/15)
- Deaths: 182 (+0)
- Recovered: 9,666 (+61)
- Active cases: 1,335 (+62)
- Currently hospitalized: 88 (+0)
- Cases who have discharged from hospital: 768 (+3)
COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County
- Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of October 16: 158,303 (+1,153 since 10/15)
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 October 16:
- 67 percent of all staffed short-term, acute-care hospital beds are occupied (-1% since 10/15)
- 47 percent of the all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+2%)
- 21 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, 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.