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April 5, 2020 Regional Information Update

April 5, 2020 Regional Information Update
19 new cases, 3 recoveries of COVID-19 reported in Washoe County

HEALTH DISTRICT HOTLINE:  775.328.2427

Reno/Sparks, NV – The Regional Information Center today is reporting 19 additional positive cases and three recoveries of COVID-19 in Washoe County.

  • Total COVID-19 cases in Washoe County: 264
  • Deaths: 4
  • Recoveries: 29
  • Active cases: 231
  • Hospitalizations: 18

How to make a cloth face covering

COVID-19 has been shown to spread between people interacting in close-proximity even when those people aren’t showing symptoms. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has adjusted its recommendations to recommend wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies) especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.

Watch this video on how to easily make a face covering.

 The COVID-19 Regional Information Center is working together to deliver COVID-19 community updates in a unified manner. Follow us on Twitter @COVID19Washoe. The entities include: City of Reno, City of Sparks, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, Regional Transportation Commission, REMSA, Reno Sparks Indian Colony, Reno Police Department, Reno Fire Department, Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, University of Nevada, Reno, Washoe County, Washoe County Health District, Washoe County School District and Washoe County Sheriff’s Office. Also in the group are the area hospitals, Northern Nevada Medical Center, Renown Health and Saint Mary’s.