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Nevada reports 990 coronavirus cases, 3 deaths

Updated January 25, 2021 - 2:52 pm

Nevada health officials on Monday reported 990 new coronavirus cases and three additional deaths over the preceding day, bringing statewide totals to 271,897 cases and 4,029 deaths since the pandemic began.

New cases were well below the two-week moving average of 1,281 cases per day, according to the updated numbers posted to the state Department of Health and Human Services coronavirus response website.

Deaths were far below the daily average of 18 deaths per day for the 14-day period.

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The state’s two-week positivity rate, a key indicator that public health officials monitor, hit 19.4 percent, down from 19.5 percent a day prior. It was the 10th straight daily decline in the metric.

The data showed that 1,441 people were hospitalized with either confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19, down by four from the preceding day.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Contact Blake Apgar at bapgar@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5298. Follow @blakeapgar on Twitter.

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