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Clark County sets a record with new COVID-19 cases over the weekend



Clark County recorded the largest number of new COVID-19 cases ever recorded for a weekend today, with 127 new cases as of Friday, according to Clark County Public Health.

The new cases bring the total number of COVID-19 cases verified in the county to 3,425. No new deaths from COVID-19 have been reported since September 23, leaving the total at 55 COVID-19 deaths to date, according to public health data.

Public health reported 131 active cases on Monday, counting people with positive COVID-19 tests who were still in their 10-day isolation period.

There are 21 people hospitalized in Clark County with COVID-19 and another 13 hospitalized pending test results.

The number of cases reported on Saturday, Sunday and Monday reaches an average of about 42 new cases per day, continuing a trend of increasing positive tests in recent weeks.

The average for the past week was about 32 new cases per day. The average was 26 new cases per day for the week ending September 1

8 and 25 new cases per day for the week ending September 11.

The previous record for most cases reported over a weekend was 107 new cases reported on July 6 and August 3. The next highest was 106 cases reported on July 13.




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