13 new Lyon County COVID-19 cases reported Thursday

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Robert Perea, The Fernley Reporter

The Quad-County Emergency Operations Center reported 13 new cases in Lyon County and 18 in the Quad-County region Thursday, the greatest single day increase since the pandemic began.

Of the 18 cases reported today in the Quad-County region, 13 are close contacts and household members to previously reported cases. CCHHS wants to remind everyone to still practice preventative actions such as washing your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, wearing a cloth face covering out in public, keeping 6 feet of distance between you and others, and staying home as much as possible. If you are sick, stay home. Do not go to work or out in public except to seek medical attention. If you are seeking medical attention, call your provider and let them know what symptoms you are experiencing.

The new Lyon County cases are:

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  • A woman in her 20’s
  • A man in his 20’s
  • A woman in her 40’s
  • A girl under the age of 18
  • A boy under the age of 18
  • A girl under the age of 18
  • A woman in her 30’s
  • A boy under the age of 18
  • A woman in her 70’s
  • A man in his 70’s
  • A woman in her 30’s
  • A girl under the age of 18
  • A girl under the age of 18

In addition, Quad-County EOC reported the region’s sixth death from COVID-19, a Carson City man in his 70s. It is unknown whether he had underlying conditions.

There have now been 80 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lyon County and 48 people have recovered, with one death. In the most recent update by Carson City Health and Human Services, 31 of Lyon County’s cases were in the 89408 zip code, as of 6 p.m. June 3.

In the Quad County region, there have now been 220 total cases, 155 recoveries and six deaths. Six Quad-County residents are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

3 thoughts on “13 new Lyon County COVID-19 cases reported Thursday

  • June 5, 2020 at 5:05 pm
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    Hi Robert:

    Just found you! Good job.

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  • June 5, 2020 at 5:07 pm
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    Hi Robert!

    Just found you. Keep up the good work.

    Laura

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    • June 6, 2020 at 7:29 am
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      Are these cases in Fernley or elsewhere in Lyon County?

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