Clark County COVID-19: one death reported Thursday


Another Clark County resident has died from COVID-19 in the latest update of countywide data released Thursday.

Clark County Public Health’s Jan. 7 update reported that a woman in her 60s had died of COVID-19, and had no underlying health conditions. The death puts the county’s total of COVID-19 deaths at 150, including 138 confirmed to be due to the disease and 12 suspected.

Thursday’s update also reported 128 new confirmed cases of the disease, putting Clark County’s total at 14,128 since the outbreak began. Public Health reported there were 1,132 active cases in the county, which are cases still in the isolation period.

There were 83 patients with confirmed COVID-19 hospitalized in the county, Public Health reported, with an additional four under investigation, awaiting test results.



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