/March 24, 2020 — COVID-19 Afternoon Update

March 24, 2020 — COVID-19 Afternoon Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 24, 2020

The Southern Nevada Health District is reporting two more individuals with 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have died in Clark County. The individuals include a man in his 70s with underlying medical conditions and a woman in her 50s with underlying conditions.

Case Updates

  • 249 cases, including six deaths
  • The four previously reported deaths include:
    • A woman in her 70s who had underlying medical conditions
    • A man in his 60s with underlying medical conditions
    • A woman in her 60s with underlying medical conditions
    • A man in his 60s with underlying medical conditions

The full case report for March 24, 2020, is available on the Southern Nevada Health District’s website at www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/coronavirus#cases.

Laboratory Update

The Southern Nevada Public Health Labortory continues to provide testing for Health District contact investigations and priority investigations.

For more information and updates go to www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/coronavirus.

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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.

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