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COVID-19 Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 27, 2022

LAS VEGAS — This week, the Southern Nevada Health District is reporting 8,421 Clark County residents have died from COVID-19, an increase of 66. Health District staff have been performing and ongoing data review which includes performing a data linkage between cases reported in the system and death certificate data. As a result of this review, 85 deaths were added to the Health District’s report — 71 from the review process, and 19 were removed. The breakdown of the backlog by date of death is included below:

JanFebMarAprilMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2020000133611832138
20210032100001008
20222213140000000039
Total22161743611842185

 

As of April 25, a total of 509,537 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Clark County an increase of 3,863 from April 18. Of these cases, 2,656 are a result of delayed reporting and date back more than 15 days.

In the past 30 days, the Health District identified the following variants in Clark County:

Variant (Past 30 days)CountPercent
Alpha00.0
Beta00.0
Delta00.0
Delta Plus00.0
Epsilon00.0
Gamma00.0
Omicron1410.0
Omicron (BA.2)12690.0
Total140100.0

 

The information about variants in Clark County reflects a sample of COVID-19 positive tests sequenced. This provides Health District’s Office of Disease Surveillance and Control with information about variants that are circulating in our community.

For more information and updates go to www.snhd.info/covid-data.

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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.

2022-04-27T15:31:58-07:00
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