Nevada adds another 2,500 new coronavirus cases

LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - The Southern Nevada Health District added 1,828 new coronavirus cases to Clark County's total on Friday, bringing the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 123,691. 

The virus-related death toll in Clark County increased by 11 to 1,828

Confirmed or suspected COVID-19 ICU hospitalizations in Clark County number 260 (down 13 from Thursday), with the number on ventilators at 152 (down 15 from Thursday). 

Clark County continues to be included on a list of Nevada counties considered at an "elevated risk" for contracting Covid-19. Currently, Storey County is the only Nevada county not on the "elevated risk" list

Counties are considered an "elevated risk" if they meet two of three criteria — fewer than 100 average daily tests per 100,000 people in the county (464 for Clark County), more than 200 total cases per 100,000 people diagnosed and reported in the past 30 days (1,596 for Clark County), or a test positivity rate over two weeks of more than 8 percent when there are also more than 50 cases per 100,000 people (16.4% for Clark County). 

Statewide, there have been 162,434 positive cases diagnosed (up 2,902 from Thursday) since the start of the pandemic. There have been 2,272 virus-related deaths (up 23 from Thursday.

Nevada's test positivity rate over the past 14 days is 18.4% with a 14-day rolling case average of 1,707.

For the latest coronavirus numbers from Nevada Health Response, click here

For the latest coronavirus numbers from the Southern Nevada Health District, click here.

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