COVID-19 deaths in Carson, Lyon reported Friday; active cases below 1,000

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Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting 2 deaths due to COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Friday. The individuals were:
  • A male Carson City resident in his 70’s
  • A male Lyon County resident in his 80’s


CCHHS is also reporting 10 new cases and 76 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region. This brings the total number of cases to 11,796, with 10,636 recoveries and 221 deaths; 939 cases remain active.



Total Cases 

Active Cases

Recoveries

Deaths

*Population

Carson City

6,141

392

5,627

122

56,546

Douglas County

2,661

250

2,376

35

49,695

Lyon County

2,906

288

2,557

61

57,987

Storey County

88

9

76

3

4,465

Quad-County

11,796

939

10,636

221

168,693

*Population information taken from the Nevada Health Response Dashboard found at https://nvhealthresponse.nv.gov/

 
Quad-County COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility 

Quad-County residents ages 16-64 years old with underlying conditions are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. While CCHHS recommends those ages 16-64 with underlying health conditions be vaccinated by their health care provider or pharmacy, they are now able to receive the vaccine at any Quad-County vaccination event. Starting April 5th, all Quad-County COVID-19 vaccination events will be open to residents ages 16 and older.

Residents ages 16 to 17 years old can receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The Janssen and Moderna vaccines are only authorized for use in individuals ages 18 and older. When scheduling an appointment, the vaccine type is included in the name of the event.

Appointments for next week are now available. To schedule an appointment and for more information on the COVID-19 vaccine visit https://gethealthycarsoncity.org/novel-coronavirus-2019/covid-19-vaccine/.

For questions on vaccine eligibility, appointment confirmations, or to arrange for testing, call the Quad-County COVID-19 Hotline Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Spanish speakers are available. The phone number is (775) 434-1988.

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