Quad-County Emergency Operations Center reported a second death due to COVID-19 in the Quad-County region on Saturday.
The individual was a male Carson City resident in his 60s. It is unknown at this time if he had underlying conditions.
The Quad EOC is also reporting five new positive cases and seven additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County region. This brings the total number of cases to 116, with 79 recoveries and two deaths, 35 cases remain active.
The new cases are:
A male Lyon County resident in his 60s
A female Carson City in her 20s
A male Lyon County resident in his 40s
A female Lyon County resident in her 50s (asymptomatic)
A female Douglas County resident in her 40s
Carson City Health and Human Services is working to identify close risk contacts to prevent further spread of the disease. Due to medical privacy requirements and to protect their identity, no further information about the cases will be released.
Community-Based Testing for Those Without Symptoms
Number of Results Received
The positive test result for the individual who is not experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 is included in the overall case count.
For those who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have questions, call the Quad-County COVID-19 Hotline 7 days a week, 8 am to 5 pm. Spanish speakers are available. The phone number is (775) 283-4789.