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Nevada virus cases creep up again

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Posted at 6:05 PM, Oct 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-18 21:12:24-04

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada health authorities are reporting an additional 967 new coronavirus infection cases (on Oct. 17) as infections continue to rise.

The state now has 89,652 recorded cases, with 1,707 people dead, and the positivity rate has continued to rise.

The 14-day rolling average for the positivity rate, which measures community transmission, was 9.2% on Friday.