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COVID-19 Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 30, 2021

  • The Southern Nevada Health District is reporting a total of 2,148,571 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Clark County as of July 30. The total number of vaccinations initiated is 1,247,173; the number of vaccinations completed is 1,001,160. Approximately 66.9 percent of adults age 18 and older have initiated vaccination. Approximately 54.5 percent of adults age 18 and older have completed vaccination. Additional vaccination information is available at: http://covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/cases/
  • The Health District is reporting 280,201 cases of COVID-19 in Clark County, an increase of 1,059 since yesterday. The Health District is also reporting 12 deaths bringing the total to 4,705. Additional information about COVID-19 cases is available: http://covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/cases/
  • The Health District supports Nevada’s recently renewed mask mandate that vaccinated and unvaccinated people wear masks in indoor public places, including grocery stores, malls, large events and casinos in areas of high disease transmission. This includes Clark County.
  • The Health District has signs that can be downloaded regarding masks: http://covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/toolkit/.
  • Upcoming vaccination clinics are scheduled at the following locations and additional clinic information is available at snhd.info/covid-vaccine:
    • Galleria at Sunset, 1300 W. Sunset Rd., Henderson, NV 89014
      now-Saturday, August 14, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., lower level
    • CSN North Las Vegas, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., North Las Vegas, NV 89030 and
      West Charleston 6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146
      Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Southern Nevada Health District, 280 S. Decatur Blvd., Las Vegas, NV89107
      Monday-Friday, 6:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
    • All Saints Episcopal Church, 4201 W. Washington Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89107
      Fridays, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • More information about community vaccination site locations can be found at org. The site also features live chat support to make scheduling a COVID-19 vaccine appointment and getting information about the vaccine more accessible.
  • The majority of genome sequencing is completed at the Nevada State Public Health Laboratory.
  • As of today, the Health District is reporting the following variants of concern in Clark County:

 

VariantCountPercent
Alpha91225.3
Beta80.2
Delta220661.1
Delta Plus461.3
Epsilon2266.3
Gamma2105.8
Total3608

 

  • The Health District is reporting a total of 178 breakthrough cases with a total of 40 deaths. Additional information about breakthrough cases is available at: http://covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/cases/breakthrough/
  • Unvaccinated people who attended large gatherings are at an increased risk of COVID-19 infection and spreading the virus. It is recommended they:
    • Continue wearing masks in public places and in gatherings with unvaccinated friends and family members and maintain a safe social distance both indoors and outdoors until fully vaccinated.
    • Practice frequent handwashing, especially after being in a public place, after coughing, or sneezing and before eating.
    • Visit the CDC’s website for additional guidance for unvaccinated people at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html.
  • COVID-19 testing is available at the following locations: Southern Nevada Health District, 280 S. Decatur Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89107, Monday-Friday, 6:15 a.m. – 12 p.m.; CSN North Las Vegas, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., North Las Vegas, NV 89030, CSN West Charleston, 6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146, and CSN Henderson, 700 College Dr., Henderson, NV 89002, Tuesday-Friday, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • People who have symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested, as well as most people who have had closed contact with someone with confirmed COVID-19. People who are fully vaccinated and do not have symptoms of COVID-19, generally do not need to get tested following an exposure as long as they do not develop new symptoms. In addition, unvaccinated people who have participated in activities that put them at a higher risk of infection, including events with limited masking and social distancing. COVID-19 testing information is available at snhd.info/covid-testingand on the Nevada Health Response website at https://nvhealthresponse.nv.gov/find-covid-19-testing-in-nevada/.

In addition to wearing face masks, the Health District and its partners continue to offer COVID-19 vaccines and testing throughout the community. The COVID-19 vaccine is the most important and effective step people can take to protect themselves and others from COVID-19. Additionally, people who are sick should stay home and get tested if they have symptoms related to COVID-19. People who are unvaccinated and have taken part in activities that put them at higher risk for COVID-19, such as traveling or attending mass gatherings should also get tested.

More information about COVID-19, including Health District resources, reports, and testing and vaccine clinic sites is available at www.snhd.info/covid. The Health District’s COVID-19 Dashboard is updated daily and available at www.snhd.info/covid-cases.

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The Southern Nevada Health District serves as the local public health authority for Clark County, Boulder City, Henderson, Las Vegas, Mesquite and North Las Vegas. The agency safeguards the public health of the community’s residents and visitors through innovative programs, regulations, and initiatives focused on protecting and promoting their health and well-being. More information about the Health District, its programs, services, and the regulatory oversight it provides is available at www.SNHD.info.

2021-07-30T15:30:54-07:00