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Additional 2,601 virus cases puts Nevada over 200,000 mark

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Posted at 2:31 PM, Dec 19, 2020

CARSON CITY (AP) — Nevada on Saturday reported 2,601 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases, putting the number of known infections since the pandemic began in the state over the 200,000 mark.

The state also reported 43 additional deaths due to COVID-19 as the state's totals reached 201,858 cases and 2,751 deaths.


Of the additional cases, 1,824 were in Clark County, which includes metro Las Vegas, as were 22 of the additional deaths.

Nevada hospitalizations for COVID-19 dropped Friday for the third consecutive day, but the state had a record 434 patients in intensive care.