Regional Information Center Update – Oct. 30

Regional Information Center Update – Oct. 30

240 new COVID-19 cases, 127 recoveries reported

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Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center is reporting 240 additional COVID-19 cases in Washoe County with 127 recoveries.

Public gatherings in Washoe County will go from 250 to 50 starting Nov. 5, 2020 at 11:59 p.m., per a decision by the Nevada COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force on Thursday. This includes public events, ceremonies and other gatherings, including church. Private gatherings remain at 25 or fewer outdoors and 10 or fewer indoors, per Governor Sisolak’s directive.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 13,578 (+240 from 10/29)
  • Deaths: 197 (+0)
  • Recovered: 11,040 (+127)
  • Active cases: 2,341 (+113)
  • Currently hospitalized: 85 (-3)
  • Cases who have discharged from hospital: 871 (+18)

COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County

  • Total number of COVID-19 tests performed in Washoe County as of October 30: 177,548 (+1,564 since 10/29)

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. In the event of a decrease in tests, the likely cause is a cleanup of the data and removing unintended duplications.

Hospital bed and ventilator information

According to the Nevada Hospital Association, in Washoe County as of October 30:

  • 78 percent staffed hospital beds are occupied (-6% since 10/29)
  • 67 percent of all licensed hospital beds are occupied (-2%)
  • 52 percent of all Intensive Care Unit beds are occupied (+2%)
  • 14 percent of all ventilators are in use (-4%)

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.