CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) – Nevada on Saturday reported a record of nearly 3,200 additional daily known COVID-19 cases and a record number of related hospitalizations.
The state reported 3,194 additional known cases and 29 additional deaths, increasing the state’s totals to 165,628 cases and 2,301 deaths, as COVID-19-related hospitalizations increased to 1,739.
Saturday was only the second time that Nevada reported more than 3,000 additional cases on a single day. The state reported 3,159 on Nov. 25.
Gov. Steve Sisolak noted the record-high number of additional cases and the state’s high COVID-19 positivity rate and he urged Nevadans to stay home as much as possible, wear masks and avoid crowds.
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