COVID-19 deaths in Clark County jumped by 5 on Wednesday, bringing the total in the county to 28. There are 32 deaths statewide. The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Nevada is now 1279, which is up 160 from Tuesday’s numbers. It was the second highest day-to-day increase since the first cases were reported March 5.
The increase in the state totals was reflected in an update by the Southern Nevada Health District early Wednesday, which showed 961 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county, up from 869 on Tuesday.