Nevada on Saturday reported 814 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases and 31 more deaths as Gov. Steve Sisolak hailed downward trends in the coronavirus outbreak's current surge.
The numbers reported by the state increased the state's pandemic totals to 287,836 cases and 4,694 deaths.
Seven-day rolling averages of daily new cases and daily deaths declined over the past two weeks, according to The COVID Tracking Project.
The rolling average of daily new cases dropped from 1,152.4 on Jan. 29 to 647.1 on Friday while the rolling average of daily deaths dropped from 37.14 to 28.6.
"We continue to see declines in our COVID trends - this is great news!," Sisolak declared on Twitter. "We need to continue to do what we know works - stay home if you're sick & if you may have been exposed to a #COVID19 case, please seek a test."
The number of infections is thought to be far higher than reported because many people have not been tested, and studies suggest people can be infected with the virus without feeling sick.