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April 21 update: Nevada County COVID-19 cases rise by 13

Staff reports

April 21

The county’s total number of recorded COVID-19 cases jumped to 4,502 on Wednesday, a one-day rise of 13.

Western county has reached 3,278 cases, and eastern county has 1,224. There were 96 active cases on Wednesday, unchanged from the prior day. There were 4,331 people released from isolation, and 75 deaths.

Everyone 16 and older in Nevada County is now eligible to receive the vaccine. The county has given 63,770 doses as of Wednesday.



Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 4,188 on March 23. That rose to 4,272 by March 30, and 4,361 on April 6. There were 4,418 on April 13.

One person was hospitalized locally Wednesday with COVID-19.



Of the 96,411 tests performed locally, 4.7% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 31,602,676 total cases, and 565,613 deaths, the CDC stated.


April 20

County officials recorded 12 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, making the county’s new total 4,489.

Western county has reached 3,268 cases, and eastern county has 1,221. There were 96 active cases on Tuesday, unchanged from the day before. There were 4,318 people released from isolation, and 75 deaths.

Everyone 16 and older in Nevada County is now eligible to receive the vaccine. The county has given 62,966 doses as of Tuesday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 4,188 on March 23. That rose to 4,272 by March 30, and 4,361 on April 6. There were 4,418 on April 13.

Two people were hospitalized locally Tuesday with COVID-19.

Of the 96,411 tests performed locally, 4.7% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 31,541,447 total cases, and 564,813 deaths, the CDC stated.

April 19

Nevada County COVID-19 cases jumped by 30 over the weekend, bringing the county’s new caseload to 4,477.

Western county has reached 3,264 cases, and eastern county has 1,213. There were 96 active cases on Monday, a rise of 16 from Friday. There were 4,306 people released from isolation, and 75 deaths.

Everyone 16 and older in Nevada County is now eligible to receive the vaccine. The county has given 62,477 doses as of Monday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 4,188 on March 23. That rose to 4,272 by March 30, and 4,361 on April 6. There were 4,418 on April 13.

Two people were hospitalized locally Monday with COVID-19.

Of the 96,411 tests performed locally, 4.6% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 31,484,148 total cases, and 564,292 deaths, the CDC stated.

April 16

Coronavirus cases rose by 10 on Friday, making Nevada County’s new case total reach 4,447.

Western county has reached 3,243 cases, and eastern county has 1,204. There were 80 active cases on Wednesday, a drop of six from the day before. There were 4,292 people released from isolation, and 75 deaths.

Everyone 16 and older in Nevada County is now eligible to receive the vaccine. The county has given 60,312 doses as of Friday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 4,136 on March 16. That rose to 4,188 cases by March 23, and 4,272 by March 30. There were 4,361 on April 6.

Three people were hospitalized locally Friday with COVID-19.

Of the 94,498 tests performed locally, 4.7% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 31,306,928 total cases, and 562,296 deaths, the CDC stated.

April 15

Local COVID-19 cases climbed by 12 on Thursday, bringing the county’s new caseload to 4,437.

Western county has reached 3,238 cases, and eastern county has 1,199. There were 86 active cases on Wednesday, a rise of three from the prior day. There were 4,276 people released from isolation, and 75 deaths.

Everyone 16 and older in Nevada County is now eligible to receive the vaccine. The county has given 58,926 doses as of Thursday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 4,136 on March 16. That rose to 4,188 cases by March 23, and 4,272 by March 30. There were 4,361 on April 6.

Three people were hospitalized locally Thursday with COVID-19.

Of the 94,498 tests performed locally, 4.7% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 31,231,869 total cases, and 561,356 deaths, the CDC stated.

April 14

Coronavirus cases rose by seven on Wednesday, making the new case total reach 4,425.

Western county has reached 3,232 cases, and eastern county has 1,193. There were 83 active cases on Wednesday, a drop of one from the prior day. There were 4,267 people released from isolation, and 75 deaths.

Everyone 16 and older in Nevada County is now eligible to receive the vaccine. The county has given 58,238 doses.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 4,136 on March 16. That rose to 4,188 cases by March 23, and 4,272 by March 30. There were 4,361 on April 6.

Five people were hospitalized locally Wednesday with COVID-19.

Of the 94,498 tests performed locally, 4.7% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 31,158,087 total cases, and 560,576 deaths, the CDC stated.

April 13

The county’s coronavirus caseload rose by seven on Tuesday, bringing its new total to 4,418.

Western county has reached 3,227 cases, and eastern county has 1,191. There were 84 active cases on Tuesday, an increase of three from the day before. There were 4,259 people released from isolation, and 75 deaths.

Everyone 16 and older in Nevada County is now eligible to receive the vaccine. The county has given 57,426 doses since Monday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 4,136 on March 16. That rose to 4,188 cases by March 23, and 4,272 by March 30. There were 4,361 on April 6.

Three people were hospitalized locally Monday with COVID-19.

Of the 94,498 tests performed locally, 4.7% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 31,076,891 total cases, and 559,741 deaths, the CDC stated.

April 12

Local COVID-19 cases jumped by 32 over the weekend, making the county’s new caseload 4,411.

Western county has reached 3,220 cases, and eastern county has 1,191. There were 81 active cases on Monday, a drop of 15 from Friday. There were 4,255 people released from isolation, and 75 deaths.

Everyone 16 and older in Nevada County is now eligible to receive the vaccine. The county has given 57,191 doses since Monday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 4,136 on March 16. That rose to 4,188 cases by March 23, and 4,272 by March 30. There were 4,361 on April 6.

Five people were hospitalized locally Monday with COVID-19.

Of the 94,498 tests performed locally, 4.7% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 31,015,033 total cases, and 559,172 deaths, the CDC stated.

April 9

The county saw six new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing its new case total to 4,379.

Western county has reached 3,192 cases, and eastern county had 1,187. There were 96 active cases on Friday, a rise of one from the day before. There were 4,208 people released from isolation, and 75 deaths.

Everyone 16 and older in Nevada County is now eligible to receive the vaccine. The county has given 55,458 doses since Thursday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 4,066 on March 9. That rose to 4,136 on March 16, and 4,188 cases by March 23. There were 4,272 on March 30.

Four people were hospitalized locally Friday with COVID-19.

Of the 92,205 tests performed locally, 4.7% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 30,814,955 total cases, and 557,093 deaths, the CDC stated.

April 8

Local coronavirus cases climbed by only three on Friday, making the county’s new caseload total 4,373.

Western county has reached 3,186 cases, and eastern county had 1,187. There were 95 active cases on Thursday, a drop of 17 from the prior day. There were 4,203 people released from isolation, and 75 deaths.

Everyone 16 and older in Nevada County is now eligible to receive the vaccine. The county has given 54,108 doses since Thursday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 4,066 on March 9. That rose to 4,136 on March 16, and 4,188 cases by March 23. There were 4,272 on March 30.

Six people were hospitalized locally Thursday with COVID-19.

Of the 92,205 tests performed locally, 4.7% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 30,737,477 total cases, and 556,106 deaths, the CDC stated.

April 7

The county’s coronavirus caseload rose by nine on Wednesday, bringing its new case total to 4,370.

Western county has reached 3,183 cases, and eastern county has 1,187. There were 112 active cases on Wednesday, an increase of one from the day before. There were 4,183 people released from isolation, and 75 deaths.

Everyone 16 and older in Nevada County is now eligible to receive the vaccine. The county has given 51,525 doses as of Wednesday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 4,066 on March 9. That rose to 4,136 on March 16, and 4,188 cases by March 23. There were 4,272 on March 30.

Three people were hospitalized locally Wednesday with COVID-19.

Of the 92,205 tests performed locally, 4.7% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 30,662,171 total cases, and 555,231 deaths, the CDC stated.

April 6

Nevada County on Tuesday recorded a death from COVID-19, the first it’s had in over two months.

The county also tallied nine new cases, making its new case count 4,361.

Western county has reached 3,174 cases, and eastern county has 1,187. There were 111 active cases on Tuesday, a drop of 11 from Monday. There were 4,175 people released from isolation, and 75 deaths.

Everyone 16 and older in Nevada County is now eligible to receive the vaccine. The county has given 50,680 doses since Tuesday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 4,066 on March 9. That rose to 4,136 on March 16, and 4,188 cases by March 23. There were 4,272 on March 30.

Two people were hospitalized locally Tuesday with COVID-19.

Of the 92,205 tests performed locally, 4.7% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 30,596,830 total cases, and 554,420 deaths, the CDC stated.

April 5

Local COVID-19 cases climbed by 36 over the weekend, bringing the county’s new case total to 4,352.

Western county has reached 3,165 cases, and eastern county has 1,187. There were 122 active cases on Monday, a drop of two from Friday. There were 4,156 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

Everyone 16 and older in Nevada County is now eligible to receive the vaccine. The county has given 50,077 vaccinations since Monday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 4,066 on March 9. That rose to 4,136 on March 16, and 4,188 cases by March 23. There were 4,272 on March 30.

Three people were hospitalized locally Monday with COVID-19.

Of the 92,205 tests performed locally, 4.7% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 30,532,965 total cases, and 554,064 deaths, the CDC stated.

April 2

Coronavirus cases jumped by 22 on Friday, making the total caseload reach 4,316.

Western county has reached 3,131 cases, and eastern county has 1,185. There were 124 active cases on Friday, a rise of 14 from the day before. There were 4,118 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

Everyone 16 and older in Nevada County is now eligible to receive the vaccine. The county has given 47,906 vaccinations since Friday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 3,979 on March 2. That rose to 4,066 on March 9, and 4,136 on March 16. The county had 4,188 cases on March 23.

Two people were hospitalized locally Friday with COVID-19.

Of the 89,881 tests performed locally, 4.8% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 30,357,579 total cases, and 550,169 deaths, the CDC stated.

April 1

Local COVID-19 cases rose by 13 on Thursday, bringing the county’s new case total to 4,294.

Western county has reached 3,111 cases, and eastern county has 1,183. There were 110 active cases on Thursday, a drop of one from the prior day. There were 4,110 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

Everyone 16 and older in Nevada County is now eligible to receive the vaccine. The county has given 46,837 vaccinations since Thursday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 3,979 on March 2. That rose to 4,066 on March 9, and 4,136 on March 16. The county had 4,188 cases on March 23.

Four people were hospitalized locally Thursday with COVID-19.

Of the 89,881 tests performed locally, 4.8% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 30,277,908 total cases, and 549,098 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 31

Coronavirus cases climbed by nine on Wednesday, making the county’s new caseload total 4,281.

Western county has reached 3,098 cases, and eastern county has 1,183. There were 111 active cases on Wednesday, an increase of four from the day before. There were 4,096 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

Everyone in Phase 1A and 1B is eligible for appointments. The county has given 46,006 vaccinations as of Wednesday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, though they have slowed. There were 3,979 on March 2. That rose to 4,066 on March 9, and 4,136 on March 16. The county had 4,188 cases on March 23.

Five people were hospitalized locally Wednesday with COVID-19.

Of the 89,881 tests performed locally, 4.8% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 30,213,759 total cases, and 548,162 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 30

Daily coronavirus cases are growing, as the county recorded another 16 on Tuesday, bringing the new total to 4,272.

Western county has reached 3,089 cases, and eastern county has 1,183. There were 107 active cases on Tuesday, a rise of six from the prior day. There were 4,091 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

Everyone in Phase 1A and 1B is eligible for appointments. The county has given 44,840 vaccinations as of Tuesday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 3,979 on March 2. That rose to 4,066 on March 9, and 4,136 on March 16. The county had 4,188 cases on March 23.

Five people were hospitalized locally Tuesday with COVID-19.

Of the 89,881 tests performed locally, 4.8% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 30,147,895 total cases, and 547,296 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 29

The number of coronavirus cases shot up by 37 over the weekend, bringing Nevada County’s new caseload total to 4,256.

Western county has reached 3,075 cases, and eastern county has 1,181. There were 101 active cases on Monday, an increase of seven from Friday. There were 4,081 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

Everyone in Phase 1A and 1B is eligible for appointments. The county has given 44,242 vaccinations as of Monday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, though they have slowed. There were 3,979 on March 2. That rose to 4,066 on March 9, and 4,136 on March 16. The county had 4,188 cases on March 23.

Five people were hospitalized locally Monday with COVID-19.

Of the 89,881 tests performed locally, 4.7% of people have tested positive.

County officials said the dramatic rise in the number of tests performed comes from updated state data. This data now provides a better picture of how many tests have occurred locally since the pandemic’s start.

Nationwide, there were 30,085,827 total cases, and 546,704 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 26

County officials reported 16 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, making the countywide case total reach 4,219.

Western county has reached 3,046 cases, and eastern county has 1,173. There were 94 active cases on Friday, a rise of 10 from the day before. There were 4,051 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

Everyone in Phase 1A and 1B is eligible for appointments. The county has given 42,232 vaccinations as of Friday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, though they have slowed. There were 3,909 on Feb. 23. That rose to 3,979 on March 2, and 4,066 on March 9. There were 4,136 on March 16.

Two people were hospitalized locally Friday with COVID-19.

Of the 44,665 tests performed locally, 9.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 29,903,245 total cases, and 543,975 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 25

Nevada County recorded six new coronavirus cases on Thursday, raising the county’s new total to 4,203.

Western county has reached 3,033 cases, and eastern county has 1,169. It was unknown Thursday which side of the county one case resided, leaving a discrepancy in the numbers.

There were 84 active cases on Thursday, a drop of three from the prior day. There were 4,045 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

Everyone in Phase 1A and 1B is eligible for appointments. The county has given 40,422 vaccinations as of Wednesday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, though they have slowed. There were 3,909 on Feb. 23. That rose to 3,979 on March 2, and 4,066 on March 9. There were 4,136 on March 16.

Three people were hospitalized locally Thursday with COVID-19.

Of the 44,665 tests performed locally, 9.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 29,834,734 total cases, and 542,584 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 24

The county saw nine new coronavirus cases Wednesday, bringing its new caseload total to 4,197.

Western county has reached 3,031 cases, and eastern county has 1,166. There were 87 active cases on Wednesday, a rise of seven from the day before. There were 4,036 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

Everyone in Phase 1A and 1B is eligible for appointments. The county has given 40,422 vaccinations as of Wednesday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, though they have slowed. There were 3,909 on Feb. 23. That rose to 3,979 on March 2, and 4,066 on March 9. There were 4,136 on March 16.

Three people were hospitalized locally Wednesday with COVID-19.

Of the 44,665 tests performed locally, 9.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 29,769,325 total cases, and 541,289 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 23

Nevada County recorded nine new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, making its new total reach 4,188.

Western county has reached 3,022 cases, and eastern county has 1,166. There were 80 active cases on Tuesday, a drop of two from the prior day. There were 4,034 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

Everyone in Phase 1A and 1B is eligible for appointments. The county has given 39,210 vaccinations as of Tuesday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, though they have slowed. There were 3,909 on Feb. 23. That rose to 3,979 on March 2, and 4,066 on March 9. There were 4,136 on March 16.

Four people were hospitalized locally Tuesday with COVID-19.

Of the 44,665 tests performed locally, 9.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 29,708,385 total cases, and 540,503 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 22

The county’s coronavirus cases grew by 17 over the weekend, bringing its new caseload total to 4,179.

Western county has reached 3,016 cases, and eastern county has 1,163. There were 82 active cases on Monday, a rise of two from Friday. There were 4,023 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

Everyone in Phase 1A and 1B is eligible for appointments. The county has given 38,541 vaccinations as of Monday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, though they have slowed. There were 3,909 on Feb. 23. That rose to 3,979 on March 2, and 4,066 on March 9. There were 4,136 on March 16.

Four people were hospitalized locally Monday with COVID-19.

Of the 44,087 tests performed locally, 9.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 29,652,483 total cases, and 539,517 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 19

New coronavirus cases for Nevada County grew by two on Friday, bringing the county’s new overall caseload to 4,162.

Western county has reached 3,001 cases, and eastern county has 1,161. There were 80 active cases on Friday, a drop of 12 from the prior day. There were 4,008 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

Everyone in Phase 1A and 1B is eligible for appointments. The county has given 36,177 vaccinations as of Friday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, though they have slowed. There were 3,774 on Feb. 16. That rose to 3,909 on Feb. 23, and 3,979 on March 2. There were 4,066 on March 9.

Seven people were hospitalized locally Friday with COVID-19.

Of the 44,087 tests performed locally, 9.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 29,490,832 total cases, and 536,734 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 18

Nevada County had 17 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, making its new case total 4,160.

Western county has reached 3,000 cases, and eastern county has 1,160. There were 92 active cases on Thursday, an increase of 10 from the day before. There were 3,994 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

Everyone in Phase 1A and 1B is eligible for appointments. The county has given 35,203 vaccinations as of Thursday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, though they have slowed. There were 3,774 on Feb. 16. That rose to 3,909 on Feb. 23, and 3,979 on March 2. There were 4,066 on March 9.

Eight people were hospitalized locally Thursday with COVID-19.

Of the 44,087 tests performed locally, 9.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 29,431,658 total cases, and 535,217 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 17

The county recorded seven new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, bringing the new countywide total to 4,143.

Western county has reached 2,991 cases, and eastern county has 1,152. There were 82 active cases on Tuesday, a rise of one from the prior day. There were 3,987 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

Everyone in Phase 1A and 1B is eligible for appointments. The county has given 34,250 vaccinations as of Wednesday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, though they have slowed. There were 3,774 on Feb. 16. That rose to 3,909 on Feb. 23, and 3,979 on March 2. There were 4,066 on March 9.

Eight people were hospitalized locally Wednesday with COVID-19.

Of the 44,087 tests performed locally, 9.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 29,374,758 total cases, and 534,099 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 16

The number of new COVID-19 cases in the county rose by 11 on Tuesday, making the county’s new total 4,136.

Western county has reached 2,987 cases, and eastern county has 1,149. There were 81 active cases on Tuesday, an increase of one from the day before. There were 3,981 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

Everyone in Phase 1A and 1B is eligible for appointments. The county has given 32,022 vaccinations as of Monday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, though they have slowed. There were 3,774 on Feb. 16. That rose to 3,909 on Feb. 23, and 3,979 on March 2. There were 4,066 on March 9.

Five people were hospitalized locally Tuesday with COVID-19.

Of the 43,403 tests performed locally, 9.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 29,319,457 total cases, and 533,057 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 15

Nevada County’s coronavirus cases jumped by 28 over the weekend, bringing its new case total to 4,125.

Western county has reached 2,978 cases, and eastern county has 1,147. There were 80 active cases on Monday, a rise of eight from Friday. There were 3,971 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

The county is in Phase 1B, and officials currently are focused on those 65 and older in that phase. The county had given 32,022 vaccinations as of Monday.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, though they have slowed. There were 3,774 on Feb. 16. That rose to 3,909 on Feb. 23, and 3,979 on March 2. There were 4,066 on March 9.

Five people were hospitalized locally Monday with COVID-19.

Of the 43,403 tests performed locally, 9.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 29,269,590 total cases, and 532,355 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 12

The county tallied another 11 COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing its new caseload total to 4,097.

Western county has reached 2,956 cases, and eastern county has 1,141. There were 72 active cases on Friday, a rise of two from the day before. There were 3,951 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

The county is in Phase 1B, and officials currently are focused on those 65 and older in that phase, as well as health care workers, educators, childcare providers, and emergency service workers.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, though they have slowed. There were 3,694 on Feb. 9. That rose to 3,774 on Feb. 16, and 3,909 on Feb. 23. There were 3,979 cases on March 2.

Six people were hospitalized locally Friday with COVID-19.

Of the 43,403 tests performed locally, 9.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 29,113,651 total cases, and 529,301 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 11

Nevada County recorded 16 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, making the total number of cases reach 4,086.

Western county has reached 2,947 cases, and eastern county has 1,139. There were 70 active cases on Thursday, an increase of eight from the prior day. There were 3,942 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

The county is in Phase 1B, and officials currently are focused on those 65 and older in that phase.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, though they have slowed. There were 3,694 on Feb. 9. That rose to 3,774 on Feb. 16, and 3,909 on Feb. 23. There were 3,979 cases on March 2.

Six people were hospitalized locally Thursday with COVID-19.

Of the 43,403 tests performed locally, 9.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 29,052,862 total cases, and 527,726 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 10

Only four new coronavirus cases were recorded Wednesday, bringing Nevada County’s caseload total to 4,070.

Western county has reached 2,933 cases, and eastern county has 1,137. There were 62 active cases on Wednesday, a rise of two from the day before. There were 3,934 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

The county is in Phase 1B, and officials currently are focused on those 65 and older in that phase.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, though they have slowed. There were 3,694 on Feb. 9. That rose to 3,774 on Feb. 16, and 3,909 on Feb. 23. There were 3,979 cases on March 2.

Six people were hospitalized locally Wednesday with COVID-19.

Of the 43,403 tests performed locally, 9.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 28,992,598 total cases, and 526,213 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 9

The county’s coronavirus cases grew by only six on Tuesday, making its new total caseload 4,066.

Western county has reached 2,930 cases, and eastern county has 1,136. There were 60 active cases on Tuesday, a drop of six from the prior day. There were 3,932 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

The county is in Phase 1B, and officials currently are focused on those 65 and older in that phase.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, though they have slowed. There were 3,694 on Feb. 9. That rose to 3,774 on Feb. 16, and 3,909 on Feb. 23. There were 3,979 cases on March 2.

Four people were hospitalized locally Tuesday with COVID-19.

Of the 43,403 tests performed locally, 9.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 28,937,762 total cases, and 524,695 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 8

Nevada County recorded 38 new coronavirus cases over the weekend, bringing its new caseload total to 4,060.

Western county has reached 2,924 cases, and eastern county has 1,136. There were 66 active cases on Monday, five more than the county had on Friday. There were 3,920 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

The county is in Phase 1B, and officials currently are focused on those 65 and older in that phase.

Cases have continued to climb in the county, though they have slowed. There were 3,694 on Feb. 9. That rose to 3,774 on Feb. 16, and 3,909 on Feb. 23. There were 3,979 cases on March 2.

Three people were hospitalized locally Monday with COVID-19.

Of the 43,403 tests performed locally, 9.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 28,813,424 total cases, and 523,850 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 5

The county’s coronavirus caseload rose by 10 on Friday, making 4,022 the new total number of cases.

Western county has reached 2,896 cases, and eastern county has 1,126. There were 61 active cases on Friday, unchanged from the day before. There have been 3,887 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

The county is in Phase 1B, and officials currently are focused on those 65 and older in that phase. The county last week received 4,540 doses, two weeks’ worth of shots.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 3,540 cases on Feb. 2. That rose to 3,694 on Feb. 9, and 3,774 on Feb. 16. There were 3,909 on Feb. 23.

Five people were hospitalized locally Friday with COVID-19.

Of the 42,736 tests performed locally, 9.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 28,646,679 total cases, and 519,064 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 4

Nevada County saw 24 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, bringing the total caseload to 4,012.

Western county has reached 2,888 cases, and eastern county has 1,124. There were 61 active cases on Thursday, an increase of 11 from the day before. There have been 3,877 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

The county is in Phase 1B, and officials currently are focused on those 65 and older in that phase. The county last week received 4,540 doses, two weeks’ worth of shots.

Cases have continued to climb in the county. There were 3,540 cases on Feb. 2. That rose to 3,694 on Feb. 9, and 3,774 on Feb. 16. There were 3,909 on Feb. 23.

Four people were hospitalized locally Thursday with COVID-19.

Of the 42,736 tests performed locally, 9.4% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 28,580,198 total cases, and 517,224 deaths, the CDC stated.

March 3

The rise in Nevada County’s coronavirus cases continues to slow, with Wednesday bringing nine new cases and the county’s new total to 3,988.

Western county has reached 2,866 cases, and eastern county has 1,122. There were 50 active cases on Wednesday, a rise of one from the prior day. There have been 3,864 people released from isolation, and 74 deaths.

Everyone in Phase 1A is eligible for the vaccine. Officials currently are focused on those 65 and older in Phase 1B. The county last week received 4,540 doses, two weeks’ worth of shots.

Cases continue to rise, but have slowed. There were 3,540 cases on Feb. 2. That rose to 3,694 on Feb. 9, and 3,774 on Feb. 16. There were 3,909 on Feb. 23.

Five people were hospitalized locally Wednesday with COVID-19.

Of the 42,736 tests performed locally, 9.3% of people have tested positive.

Nationwide, there were 28,514,774 total cases, and 515,277 deaths, the CDC stated.

 


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