Nevada adds nearly 400 coronavirus cases on Wednesday

4 counties currently on the "elevated risk" list
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LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - Nevada reported 801 new coronavirus cases on Monday, putting the total case number since the start of the pandemic to 316,239. The higher than normal new total comes from the fact that Nevada doesn't release new figure over the weekend, so it's a combination of a couple of days

There were 9 new virus-related deaths. That number is currently 5,474.

In Clark County, the Southern Nevada Health District reported 392 new cases, bringing the total number of cases since the pandemic's onset to 243,550. There have been 4,300 virus-related deaths.

Confirmed or suspected COVID-19 ICU hospitalizations in Clark County number 62 (flat) with the number of people on ventilators at 27 (down 7).

Currently, Carson City, Elko and Lyon are on a list Nevada counties 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 (215 for Clark County), more than 200 total cases per 100,000 people diagnosed and reported in the past 30 days (269 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 5.7% (flat) with a 14-day rolling case average of 262 (up 5).

According to Nevada Health Response, 33.36% of Nevadans 16 and older have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. That figure is 33.37% 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.