RENO (AP) — The COVID-19 positivity rate in Nevada has more than doubled over the last month to 7.9%, and the average number of new daily cases statewide has climbed to its highest level since February.
Meanwhile, Nevada reported its second death from the COVID-19 delta variant, a Washoe County man in his 50s who had not been vaccinated.
Nevada's 14-day rolling average for new cases had dropped to 132 in early June.
The positivity rate bottomed out at 3.3% on June 9.
The 377 new cases on average reported July 4 was the highest since 375 in February.
That is also the last time the state's positivity rate was as high as 8%.