Nevada State Public Health Laboratory director Dr. Mark Pandori talks with the RGJ about antibody testing a more during an interview in his office . Reno Gazette Journal
This is a breaking news story and will be updated throughout the day Monday, June 29. This story is part of the Reno Gazette Journal’s essential COVID-19 coverage and is being provided for free. Please consider subscribing to the RGJ to support our work. 56 more cases, 1 death in Washoe County
Washoe County health officials reported 56 new cases of COVID-19 in Washoe County, according to the Regional Information Center. That brings the total of known cases to 2,656 since the first case was identified in the county in March.
The new data shows 913 active cases in Washoe County, a new high. Seventeen COVID-19 patients have recovered within the past day.
One additional death was reported, a man in his 60s with underlying health conditions. The death is Washoe County’s first in the past seven days.
Seventy-eight COVID-19 patients are currently hospitalized, down from 79 yesterday. Nevada to stay in Phase 2 through end of July 3:33 p.m. Gov. Steve Sisolak will sign an emergency directive extending phase two of the state’s COVID recovery plan through the end of July, according to a Monday news release from the governor’s office.The move fulfills a promise Sisolak made last week, when he announced a statewide mask-wearing mandate and said “any discussion of entering phase three will be tabled” until further notice.“Flexibility is one of the core principles in our Roadmap to Recovery, precisely to account for the situation we are […]