There were 571 additional coronavirus cases reported in Nevada on Wednesday, along with 10 new deaths, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.
Gov. Steve Sisolak said Wednesday the threat of COVID-19 is still very real, even as President Trump says the nation has “turned the corner” on dealing with the disease.
The governor’s office has announced Nevada will join other Western states to independently review the safety and effectiveness of any FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine.
There were 730 new coronavirus cases and seven additional deaths reported in Nevada on Tuesday, state data shows.
Monday’s numbers are below the 14-day averages of 590 daily cases and four deaths.
Vaccinating the public against COVID-19 will be the “greatest public health effort of our generation,” according to a Nevada public health official. The state released its draft vaccination plan Monday.
For the first time since Aug. 14, the daily reported tally of new coronavirus cases topped more than 1,000 throughout Nevada on Saturday, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.
State officials reported 813 new coronavirus cases in Nevada on Friday, according to state data, while Washoe County reported a record number of new cases on Friday night.
California, Utah, Idaho, Oregon and Washington have all made public their draft plans. A state official said Nevada’s plan — or parts of it — could be made public next week.
Nevada on Thursday reported 789 new coronavirus cases and four additional deaths, according to the Department of Health and Human Services’ coronavirus website.