Nevada adds another 1,600 coronavirus cases

LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - The Southern Nevada Health District added 1,156 new coronavirus cases to Clark County's total on Monday, bringing the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 116,346.  

The virus-related death toll in Clark County increased by 4 to 1,767.

Confirmed or suspected COVID-19 ICU hospitalizations in Clark County number 220, with the number on ventilators at 151. By comparison, the numbers at the beginning of November were 120 and 51, respectively.

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 (478 for Clark County), more than 200 total cases per 100,000 people diagnosed and reported in the past 30 days (1,405 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 (15.6% for Clark County). 

Statewide, there have been 152,169 positive cases diagnosed (up 1,642 from Sunday) since the start of the pandemic. There have been 2,144 virus-related deaths.

Nevada's test positivity rate over the past 14 days is 17.3% with a 14-day rolling case average of 1,710.

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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