Clark County Public Health confirmed 17 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, and two new deaths from the virus.
The county now has 185 confirmed cases and 13 deaths, according to Clark County Public Health’s official Twitter. Public Health reported that at least 1,616 people have been tested so far.
Eleven of the deaths have been men, and two of the deaths have been women, even though women account for 104 of the county’s cases. Every person to have died except for one is older than 60. One person in their 40s has died.
There are currently 22 people hospitalized for the virus, and seven people in an intensive care unit. Many clusters of cases had been east and north of Interstate 205, but Public Health data is starting the show increased spread across the county.
Many zip codes now have between six to 10 cases and four zip codes have more than 16 cases. Public Health stresses that people should act as though there virus is everywhere, regardless of how prevalent it is in one particular area.
For more information, visit Clark County Public Health’s novel coronavirus webpage.