Carson City Health and Human Services reported an additional death due to COVID-19 in the Quad-County region on Thursday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to five.
The individual was a female Lyon County resident in her 70s with underlying health conditions
CCHHS is also reporting two new positive cases and one additional recovery of COVID-19 in the Quad-County region. This brings the total number of cases to 178, with 129 recoveries and five deaths, 44 cases remain active.
The new cases are:
A female Carson City resident in her 30s
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.
For those who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have questions, call the Quad-County COVID-19 Hotline Monday through Saturday, 8 am to 5 pm. Spanish speakers are available. The phone number is (775) 283-4789.