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Nevada health department to provide weekly updates on coronavirus

Posted at 7:37 AM, Mar 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-05 17:09:32-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — There are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nevada as of yet, but according to the state's Department of Health and Human Services, more than 200 people are being supervised for coronavirus.

The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services says it will now begin posting weekly updates on the coronavirus in the state.


The first update came out Tuesday on the department's website. It has the the number of persons under investigation and individuals under public health supervision, also known as persons under monitoring and confirmed cases.

14 people have tested negative for the illness so far.

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Those under supervision are not showing symptoms but have been in contact with someone who traveled to an impacted region.

Starting next week, on March 12, the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services will post coronavirus updates every Thursday at 5 p.m. on dpbh.nv.gov/CORONAVIRUS.

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