The state of Nevada reported 232 new cases of COVID-19 Monday morning and no new deaths, continuing a downward trend.
Nevada on Friday reported 501 new cases of the coronavirus and 18 more fatalities, according to state data, pushing the infection rate slightly higher.
It’s the first time health officials revealed hard numbers about what role Nevada’s tourism industry could be playing in the state’s outbreak.
Figures posted by the Department of Health and Human Services raised the case total for the state to 74,595, while fatalities increased the death toll to 1,506.
New cases were well below the daily average of nearly 277 for the preceding week, while fatalities were slightly below the daily average of nearly 13 for the period.
Updated figures posted by the Health and Human Services Department pushed the state’s case total to 74,040 and the death toll to 1,482.
Updated figures published by the Department of Health and Human Services on its coronavirus website brought the case total for the state to 73,814 and the death toll to 1,456.
The new figures brings the total of confirmed cases to 73,537 and total deaths to 1,452, according to the state Department of Health and Human Services website.
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Sunday praised Southern Nevada for progress it has made against COVID-19, while stressing the community will need to remain vigilant to reopen safely and return to greater normalcy.
Hopes that a vaccine will be approved by year’s end continue to build, but questions about efficacy, manufacturing and distribution lead some to call for tempered expectations.