One new Lyon County COVID-19 case reported Tuesday, one Wednesday

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Robert Perea, The Fernley Reporter

The Quad-County Emergency Operations Center reported one new case of COVID-19 in Lyon County Tuesday and another Wednesday, bringing the county’s total to 67.

The new case Monday was a woman in her 70s, and the new case Tuesday is a woman in her 50s.

There have now been 6 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 have been in the 89408 zip code, as of 6 p.m. June 2.

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In the Quad County region, there have now been 202 total cases, 154 recoveries and five deaths. Three Quad-County residents are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.

An additional community-based testing event for Quad-County residents without symptoms will be held June 9, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Carson High School (1111 N. Saliman Rd., Carson City). Approximately 400 tests will be available to residents of Carson City, Douglas County, Lyon County, and Storey County. Testing is being done on a first come first serve basis; no appointments or reservations are being taken.

 Additional community-based testing opportunities will be announced as they become available.

One thought on “One new Lyon County COVID-19 case reported Tuesday, one Wednesday

  • June 4, 2020 at 1:42 pm
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    WHY are there only 400 covid tests available? For 4 counties?

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