LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) – Nevada reported just 959 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, putting the total case number since the start of the pandemic to 278,308.

There were 6 new virus-related deaths reported, making that number currently 4,270.

In Clark County, the Southern Nevada Health District added 724 cases, bringing the total number of cases since the pandemic’s onset to 214,108. There have been 3,276 virus-related deaths (up 2).

Confirmed or suspected COVID-19 ICU hospitalizations in Clark County number 262 (down 7) with the number of people on ventilators at 192 (down 9).

Clark County continues to be included on a list of Nevada counties considered at an “elevated risk” for contracting Covid-19. Currently Mineral, Pershing, Storey and White Pine are the only Nevada counties not on the “elevated risk” list.

Counties are considered an “elevated risk” if they meet two of three criteria — fewer than 100 average daily tests per 100,000 people in the county (365 for Clark County), more than 200 total cases per 100,000 people diagnosed and reported in the past 30 days (1585 for Clark County), or a test positivity rate over two weeks of more than 8 percent when there are also more than 50 cases per 100,000 people (19.2% for Clark County).

Nevada’s test positivity rate over the past 14 days is 17.7% (down .1%) with a 14-day rolling case average of 1,002 (down 9).

For the latest coronavirus numbers from Nevada Health Response, click here. 

For the latest coronavirus numbers from the Southern Nevada Health District, click here.

For more information on vaccinations in Clark County, click here. 

For more information on vaccinations in Nye County, click here.

For a list of COVID-19 testing sites, click here.

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