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17 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Today in Mohave County

Written by The Bee News

March 31, 2021

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17 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Today

There Is 1 New Death

19,909 Total Positives

594 Total Deaths

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (March 31, 2021) — The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff has been notified of 17 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported today.  There is also 1 new death.

The one new death is that of a 70-79 person, a previously reported positive case in the Bullhead City service area.

Of the 17 new confirmed cases, there are 4 new cases in the Kingman service area. There are 3 new cases in the Lake Havasu City service area. There are 9 new cases in the Bullhead City service area. There is 1 new cases in the North County service area. There are 0 new cases in an Undetermined area of the county.

ALL 17 cases are still under investigation.

Of the 9 new confirmed cases in the Bullhead City area, two are 20-29; two are 30-39; one is 50-59; three are 60-69; one is 70-79.

Of the 4 new confirmed cases in the Kingman area, two are 11-19; one is 20-29; one is 60-69.

Of the 3 new confirmed cases in the Lake Havasu City area, one is 30-39; one is 50-59; one is 60-69.

The final new confirmed case is a 40-49 individual in the North County area.

TOTAL POSITIVE CASES SINCE 1ST CASE REPORTED –—–19,909

TOTAL RECOVERED THUS FAR: 13,284

Reminder: As in an earlier press release today, the County is opening vaccinations to ALL adults beginning tomorrow (Friday.) Make an appointment by going here: https://www.mohavecounty.us/ContentPage.aspx?id=127&cid=1444&page=2&rid=2230

TOTAL Mohave County Vaccine Allocation:

Mohave County Allocation:

Total amount of Moderna and Janssen COVID-19 vaccine = 68,700 doses

Community/Service Area:

  • Bullhead City                            17,100
  • Ft.Mohave/Mohave Valley     5,000
  • Kingman                                    21,300
  • Lake Havasu City                     22,900
  • North County                             2,400

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

*IMPORTANT NOTE: Extra HELP is in place with our County COVID Call Center for those 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. 

***It’s Important to Realize That the Call Center Is There to HELP only.  It Is Not a Provider and/or Is Not Responsible for Actual Appointments or the Lack of Availability of an Appointment.  Thank You.***

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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