Nevada adds nearly 400 coronavirus cases on Wednesday

Key metrics like hospitalizations, ventilator usage fall back
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LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - Nevada reported 386 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, putting the total case number since the start of the pandemic to 311,750.

There were 11 new virus-related deaths. That number is currently 5,388.

In Clark County, the Southern Nevada Health District reported 334 new cases, bringing the total number of cases since the pandemic's onset to 240,909. There have been 4,227 virus-related deaths.

Confirmed or suspected COVID-19 ICU hospitalizations in Clark County number 68 (down 3) with the number of people on ventilators at 29 (down 1).

Currently, Carson City, Elko,Lincoln, and Lyon are the only Nevada counties on a list where its residents are considered at an "elevated risk" for contracting Covid-19.

Counties are considered an "elevated risk" if they meet two of three criteria — fewer than 100 average daily tests per 100,000 people in the county (187 for Clark County), more than 200 total cases per 100,000 people diagnosed and reported in the past 30 days (233 for Clark County), or a test positivity rate over two weeks of more than 8 percent when there are also more than 50 cases per 100,000 people (5.7% for Clark County).

Nevada's test positivity rate over the past 14 days is 5.9% (flat) with a 14-day rolling case average of 269 (up 4).

According to Nevada Health Response, 28.84% of Nevadans 16 and older have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. That figure is 29.24% for Clark County

For the latest coronavirus numbers from Nevada Health Response, click here

For the latest coronavirus numbers from the Southern Nevada Health District, click here.

For more information on vaccinations in Clark County, click here

For more information on vaccinations in Nye County, click here.

For a list of COVID-19 testing sites, click here.