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Public Health Update: COVID-19 Case Increase

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 27, 2020

Today, the Southern Nevada Health District reported 971 new cases of COVID-19. After a review of the case data, it was determined the increase in reports was due to a delay in laboratory reporting. More than 240 of the cases reported were from laboratory reports dated June 23, and more than 380 were from reports dated June 24.

The Health District does post a Trends Report that redistributes cases by symptom onset. Reports by cases received and trends are available at www.SNHD.info/covid.

Reports of coronavirus have been increasing in Clark County, and the Health District continues to remind people to take precautions. This includes wearing face coverings in public, practicing social distancing, staying home if you are experiencing symptoms, and washing your hands frequently. For more information visit the Health District’s website at www.SNHD.info.

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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.

2020-06-27T19:57:57-07:00