More than 1,000 coronavirus cases have been reported in Nevada in 11 of the past 12 days. The state recorded 1,177 cases and one new death. Nearly three-quarters of those cases — 877 — came from Clark County.
Nevada shattered its daily COVID-19 case record for the third time this week, reporting 2,269 positive tests on Friday — the first time the state has reported more than 2,000 since the pandemic began.
Test positivity has grown to 15.1 percent in data for tests performed on Saturday, continuing an upward trend that has seen the rate climb sharply since the end of October.
Governor Sisolak announced Friday he tested positive for COVID-19.
There is now a total of 120,183 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 95,517 in Clark County, since the pandemic began.
Nevada reported 12,629 tests were performed on Saturday.
Nevada surpassed 100,000 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, Oct. 31.
Clark County remains in the red on Nevada Health Response’s “county criteria tracker.” Clark is one of 13 counties flagged in the tracker..
Clark County has a case rate of 848 per 100,000, and a test positivity of 13.0 percent.