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Clark County sees 762 new COVID-19 cases; state adds 845

Updated July 12, 2020 - 5:08 pm

Health officials reported 762 new COVID-19 cases in Clark County on Sunday, and 845 new cases and one new death statewide.

The new data brings the county total to 23,048 cases with 483 deaths, and the Nevada total to 27,683 with 593 deaths.

The Southern Nevada Health District reported 15 new COVID-19 hospitalizations on Sunday, well below the daily average of about 27 for the preceding week.

Statewide, the disease’s infection rate is now calculated at 8.13 percent, according to the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services. Counting Sunday’s data, the infection rate has increased daily for 24 of the past 25 days.

Washoe County reported 61 new cases and one new death. That brings the county total to 3,635 with 93 deaths.

Contact Max Michor at mmichor@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0365. Follow @MaxMichor on Twitter.

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