Carson City, Quad County COVID-19 Weekly Update: 16 deaths, 215 new cases and 247 recoveries | Carson City Nevada News
Carson City Health and Human Services is providing the Quad County community with a weekly update for the week starting December 9 and ending December 15, 2021.
COVID-19 case update
For the week, CCHHS is reporting 16 deaths, 215 new cases and 247 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad County area. This brings the total number of cases to 22,059, with 17,078 recoveries and 409 deaths; 4,572 cases remain active.
Population information from the Nevada Health Response Dashboard along with the 14-day moving average and positive test rates is available at https://nvhealthresponse.nv
Carson City recorded 3 deaths, 81 new cases and 66 additional recoveries from COVID-19 this week. The current 14-day moving average for Carson City is 6 new cases per day with a test positivity rate of 4.3%.
Douglas County recorded 1 death, 48 new cases and 84 additional recoveries from COVID-19 this week. The current 14-day moving average for Douglas County is 4 new cases per day with a test positivity rate of 7.2%.
Lyon County recorded 12 deaths, 85 new cases and 96 additional recoveries from COVID-19 this week. The current 14-day moving average for Lyon County is 7 new cases per day with a test positivity rate of 10.5%.
Storey County had 1 new case and 1 additional recovery of COVID-19 this week. The current 14-day moving average for Storey County is 0 new cases per day with a test positivity rate of 13.0%.
COVID-19 Vaccination Update
As of December 15, 2021, approximately 220,149 doses of COVID-19 vaccine had been administered by providers in Quad-County. The CCHHS administered 74,540 doses of COVID-19 vaccine.
Approximately 88,329 residents of Quad-County completed the vaccination (received both doses of a 2-dose serial vaccine like Pfizer or Moderna or received the single-dose Janssen vaccine) and 98,326 started it (have received the first dose in a series of 2 doses like as Pfizer or Moderna.
This number also includes those who completed the series). The data is not from CCHHS and is taken from the Nevada Health Response Dashboard, available at https://nvhealthresponse.nv.gov/
In Carson City, 33,869 residents were fully immunized and 37,633 began immunization. About 62.3% of the population aged 5 and over have completed the vaccination.
In Douglas County, 25,730 residents have been fully immunized and 28,617 have started immunization. About 54.2% of the population aged 5 and over have completed the vaccination.
In the department of Lyon, 27,905 inhabitants have been fully vaccinated and 31,160 have initiated vaccination. About 50.1% of the population aged 5 years and over have completed the vaccination.
In Storey County, 825 residents have been fully immunized and 916 have started immunization. About 20.2% of the population aged 5 years and over have completed the vaccination.
Breakthrough case in the four counties
Vaccine breakthrough cases are people who test positive for COVID-19 14 or more days after completing all recommended doses of an FDA-cleared COVID-19 vaccine. A complete vaccination consists of two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine (Janssen). As of February 1, 2021, breakthrough cases represent 15% of all Quad-County cases aged 5 and over.
Upcoming CCHHS Walk-In Vaccination Clinics Against COVID-19
All vaccines are available without an appointment at each event for the first, second and third doses for people with compromised immunity. Pfizer, Moderna and Janssen booster doses are available for eligible individuals. Pfizer boosters are now available for 16 and 17 year olds! Pfizer pediatric available for ages 5-11. A COVID-19 vaccination card or proof of the first dose is required for the second dose, third dose or booster dose.
To find more COVID-19 vaccination events, visit https://gethealthycarsoncity.org/events/.
COVID-19 testing resources are available throughout the community.
Visit https: //gethealthycarsoncity.org/novel-coronavirus-2019/cchhs-covid-19-t … to find a test near you.
For COVID-19 questions, testing resources, or immunization assistance, call the Quad-County COVID-19 hotline Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The hotline is closed from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. for lunch. The telephone number is (775) 434-1988.