Carson City Health and Human Services on Thursday reported four deaths due to COVID-19 in the Quad County region for the week starting Dec. 16 and ending Dec. 22.
Two deaths were in Carson City with one each in Douglas and Lyon counties.
For the week, CCHHS also reported 203 new cases and 305 additional recoveries. This brings the total number of cases to 22,262, with 17,383 recoveries and 413 deaths; 4,466 cases remain active.
*Population information taken from the Nevada Health Response Dashboard found at https://nvhealthresponse.nv.
**The current 14-day moving average and the test positive rates are taken from the Nevada Health Response Dashboard found at https://nvhealthresponse.nv.
Carson City had 2 deaths, 66 new cases, and 98 additional recoveries of COVID-19 this week. The current 14-day moving average for Carson City is 6 new cases per day with a 3.7% test positivity rate.
Douglas County had 1 death, 62 new cases, and 83 additional recoveries of COVID-19 this week. The current 14-day moving average for Douglas County is 5 new cases per day with a 7.7% test positivity rate.
Lyon County had 1 death, 74 new cases, and 123 additional recoveries of COVID-19 this week. The current 14-day moving average for Lyon County is 6 new cases per day with an 8.2% test positivity rate.
Storey County had 1 new case and 1 additional recovery of COVID-19 this week. The current 14-day moving average for Storey County is 0 new cases per day with a 6.3% test positivity rate. COVID-19 Vaccination Update
As of December 22, 2021, approximately 224,055 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered by Quad-County providers. CCHHS has administered 74,829 doses of COVID-19 vaccine. Approximately 88,801 Quad-County residents have completed vaccination (received both doses of a 2-dose series vaccine such as Pfizer or Moderna or received the single dose Janssen vaccine) and 99,090 have initiated it (received the first dose of a 2-dose series such as Pfizer or Moderna. This number also includes those who completed the series). Data is not CCHHS’ and is taken from the Nevada Health Response Dashboard which can be found at https://nvhealthresponse.nv.gov/
In Carson City, 34,004 residents have been completely vaccinated and 37,916 have initiated vaccination. Approximately 62.6% of the population 5 years and older have completed vaccination.
In Douglas County, 25,881 residents have been completely vaccinated and 28,850 have initiated vaccination. Approximately 54.5% of the population 5 years and older have completed vaccination.
In Lyon County, 28,077 residents have been completely vaccinated and 31,389 have initiated vaccination. Approximately 50.4% of the population 5 years and older have completed vaccination.
In Storey County, 839 residents have been completely vaccinated and 935 have initiated vaccination. Approximately 20.6% of the population 5 years and older have completed vaccination. Quad-County Breakthrough Cases
Vaccine breakthrough cases are individuals who test positive for COVID-19 14 or more days after they have completed all recommended doses of an FDA authorized COVID-19 vaccine. A complete vaccination is two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson and Johnson (Janssen) vaccine. Since February 1, 2021, breakthrough cases make up 16% of all Quad-County cases ages 5 years and older. Upcoming CCHHS Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
All vaccines are available on a walk-in basis at every event for first, second, and third doses for those who are immunocompromised. Pfizer, Moderna, and Janssen booster doses are available for those who are eligible. Pfizer boosters are now available for those ages 16 and 17 years!
Pediatric Pfizer available for those ages 5 to 11 years. COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card or proof of first dose is required for second dose, third dose, or booster dose.
To find more COVID-19 vaccination events visit https://gethealthycarsoncity.org/events/
3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m
Lyon County Fairgrounds
100 US 95-A, Yerington
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Fernley City Hall
595 Silver Lace Blvd, Fernley
3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Douglas County Senior Center
1329 Waterloo Ln, Gardnerville
COVID-19 testing resources are available throughout the community! Visit https://gethealthycarsoncity.org/novel-coronavirus-2019/cchhs-covid-19-testing/
to find a test near you.
For COVID-19 questions, testing resources, or vaccine assistance, call the Quad-County COVID-19 Hotline Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The hotline is closed from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. for lunch. The phone number is (775) 434-1988.Quad-County COVID-19 Weekly Updates Stopping
Starting with the new year, CCHHS, will no longer provide weekly COVID-19 updates. The final Weekly Quad-County COVID-19 Update will be issued on Dec. 30. All information provided in the updates can be found on the Nevada Health Response’s Dashboard at https://nvhealthresponse.nv.gov/
. CCHHS will provide weekly surveillance reports for the Quad-Counties. Those reports are available on our website at https://gethealthycarsoncity.org/novel-coronavirus-2019/quad-county-covid-19-weekly-surveillance-reports/
. CCHHS will continue monitoring the situation and will provide updates as necessary.
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