The fatalities surpassed the 29 reported on July 31 and on Friday to set a mark for the biggest single-day increase in the death toll since the outbreak began.
New cases were well below the daily average of 763 for the preceding week, while fatalities were slightly below the daily average of 17 over the period.
Two Henderson youth programs — Battle Born Kids and Battle Born Teens — will be extended through the fall to help with distance learning.
The increase of 548 cases counted by the state Department of Health and Human Services was the lowest overnight jump since the agency reported 516 cases on July 7.
New cases were below the daily average of nearly 861 over the preceding week, while fatalities were well below the daily average of nearly 18 over the period.
Schools are handing out tens of thousands of the basic laptop computers and arranging internet connections for students who would otherwise be left in the lurch.
With no signs of the COVID-19 pandemic receding anytime soon, more trouble can be seen on the horizon with the approach of flu season.
Health officials reported 29 deaths Saturday, bringing the state’s seven-day toll to 117. The previous most deadly week was at the end of July, when 76 deaths were reported.
Clark County is at risk for elevated transmission of the disease due to high case and test positivity rates, requiring officials to submit an action plan to reduce its spread.
Data reported Friday by the state Department of Health and Human Services ended a two-day streak of below-average increases in the metrics.