March 26, 2020 — COVID-19 Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 26, 2020

The Southern Nevada Health District is reporting 4 additional individuals with 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) who have died in Clark County. The individuals include:

  • A man in his 60s with underlying medical conditions
  • A man in his 80s with underlying medical conditions
  • A man in his 30s with underlying medical conditions
  • A man in his 60s with no reported underlying medical conditions

Case Updates

  • 350 cases, including 10 deaths
  • The six previously reported deaths include:
    • A man in his 70s with underlying medical conditions
    • A woman in her 50s with underlying conditions
    • 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

Information Line

The Health District’s Information Line is now available seven days a week, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at (702) 759-INFO (4636).

There is currently no vaccine to protect against COVID-19 and no medications are approved to treat it. Social distancing has been shown to be effective in slowing the spread of disease. People should be staying home and following the directives put in place by Governor Steve Sisolak to limit public gatherings to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

The full case report for March 26, 2020, is available on the Southern Nevada Health District’s website at www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/coronavirus#cases.

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

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