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125 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Since Friday Noon Mohave County

Written by The Bee News

February 22, 2021

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125 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Since Friday Noon

7 New Deaths

18,838 Total Positives

541 Total Deaths

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (February 22, 2021) — The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff has been notified of 125 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported since Friday at noon. There are 7 new deaths.

Of the 7 new deaths, 6 occurred from previously reported positive cases.  Three of those are in the Kingman service area.  One is 60-69; two are 70-79. Two deaths are in the Lake Havasu City service area. One of those is 60-69 and the other is 90+. The 6th death is a 70-79 person in the Bullhead City service area.

The 7th and final death is from one of our 125 new positive cases and not a previously reported case.  It is a 40-49 person from the Bullhead City area.

Of the 125 new confirmed cases, there are 59 new cases in the Bullhead City service area. There are 36 new cases in the Kingman service area. There are 23 new cases in the Lake Havasu City service area. There is 1 new case in the North County service area. There are 6 new cases in an Undetermined area of the county.

Of the 59 new cases in the Bullhead City area, 55 of them remain under investigation. Three are 0-10; four are 11-19; two are 20-29; five are 30-39; five are 40-49; eleven are 50-59; eleven are 60-69; eight are 70-79; six are 80-89. Three of the Bullhead City area cases are recovering at home and are linked to another case.  Two are 0-10; one is 30-39.  The 59th and final new Bullhead City area case is the 40-49 death mentioned above.

ALL of the remaining new confirmed cases remain under investigation.

Of the 36 new cases in the Kingman area, three are 0-10; five are 11-19; three are 20-29; three are 30-39; three are 40-49; five are 50-59; eleven are 60-69; two are 70-79; one is 80-89.

Of the 23 new cases in the Lake Havasu City area, two are 11-19; three are 20-29; one is 30-39; six are 40-49; two are 50-59; four are 60-69; four are 70-79; one is 80-89.

There is one 40-49 new case in the North County area.There are 6 new cases in an Unknown area of the county. One is 0-10; one is 11-19; one is 20-29; three are 40-49.

TOTAL POSITIVE CASES –—–18,838

TOTAL RECOVERED: 12,137

NOTE: Kingman Regional Medical Center (KRMC) has opened its COVID-19 vaccine clinic to the public― beginning with adults age 75 and older. In coordination with the Mohave County Department of Public Health, During the prior administration phases, KRMC vaccinated hospital staff (Phase 1A) and Protective Services Occupations. (Phase 1B,Category 1). Now, the hospital is transitioning to Phase 1B, Category 2, 75 Years  and Older. KRMC is providing the COVID-19 vaccination BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. People ages 75 and Older can schedule an appointment by calling 928-263-3945. There is no charge for the COVID-19 vaccine. Photo ID and masks are required at time of service.

 Mohave County Allocation: Total amount of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine administered: = 31,700 doses

Community/Service Area:

  • Bullhead                     11,300
  • Kingman                       8,800
  • Lake Havasu              10,200
  • North County              1,400

Vaccine Site Updates:

               None at this time.

Current Mohave County Vaccination Phases:

 

  • Phase 1A & 1B Priority Population Vaccinations:
    • 1A – Healthcare personnel, including frontline workers at increased risk for COVID-19. – Activated/Started
    • 1A – Long-term care residents at highest risk for severe disease and death, including staff who interact with vulnerable populations. – Activated/Started
    • 1B – Protective Services Occupations – Activated/Started
    • 1B – Adults 75 and Older – Activated/Started
    • 1B – Education and Childcare Workers – Activated/Started
    • 1B – Adults 65 and Older – Activated/Started
    • 1B – Essential Services/Critical Industry Workers – Pending/Not Started
    • 1B – Adults with Risk Conditions in Congregate Settings – Pending/Not Started

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*IMPORTANT NOTE: Extra help is in place with our County COVID Call Center for the 75 Years & Older sub-category who do not have access to the Internet and/or a computer. Those individuals can now help dealing with COVID-19 information.   928-753-8665. 

The call center will also answer any other questions on COVID-19.  There are 6 people answering the calls, so please be patient. They will get to you.  Thank you!

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Mohave County Department of Public Health staff review case information for accuracy and completeness.  There are a number of reasons for the adjustments, including the removal of cases that did not have a permanent address in Mohave County, reconciliation of cases reported twice or not originally reported, and removal of probable cases.

Steps you can take to prevent the spread of COVID-19 include:

ü  Wear a mask over your nose and mouth

ü  Stay at least 6 feet away from others who do not live with you

ü  Avoid crowds

ü  Avoid poorly ventilated spaces

ü  Wash your hands often

ü  Cover coughs and sneezes

ü  Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces

ü  Stay home if you feel sick

ü  Monitor your health daily

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