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.
Mike Brunker is an assistant city editor working with reporters covering land use and environment, health care and immigration. He also writes a weekly horse racing column. Before joining the Review-Journal in August 2016, Brunker worked in various reporting and editing capacities for NBCNews.com, msnbc.com and the San Francisco Examiner.
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.
The 0.07 percent decline in the rate came as the state added 260 new cases of COVID-19 and 10 deaths over the preceding day.
In a stunning reversal, Ahmed Zayat filed for bankruptcy protection this week, just five years after American Pharoah, a colt he bred and owned, captured the Triple Crown,
New data from the Department of Health and Human Services raises the state case total to 72,546 and pushes the death toll to 1,429.
New cases were well below the daily average of 353 for the preceding week, while fatalities were well above the daily average of just over 11 for the period.
State data posted Tuesday showed 137 new cases of COVID-19 — the lowest one-day gain in nearly three months — and no new deaths over the preceding day.
Betting the Kentucky Derby at Las Vegas racebooks Saturday was a hit-or-miss proposition, with different wagering schemes and payoff caps in place at various resorts.
The state’s positivity rate held steady, marking the first time it has remained flat or declined over a three-day period since mid-June.
The 3-5 morning line favorite in the delayed Derby has all the attributes you look for in a major league racehorse: natural speed, quick acceleration and proven stamina.
Data posted Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services pushed total cases in the state to 70,223, while the fatalities raised the death toll to 1,363.
The decline in the state’s cumulative infection or positivity rate registered its first decline in nearly a month, according to state data posted Wednesday.
Data posted on the state’s nvhealthresponse.nv.gov website raised the case total for the state to 69,633 and raised the death toll to 1,313.