170 New COVID-19 Cases Since Friday at Noon in Mohave County

Published by The Bee News

August 30, 2021

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170 New COVID-19 Cases Since Friday at Noon

Plus 2 New Deaths

25,681 Total Positives / 739 Total Deaths

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (August 30, 2021) — The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff has been notified of 170 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported since Friday at  noon. There are also 2 new deaths from previously reported positive cases.

BOTH new deaths reported are in the Kingman service area and are 60-69.

Of the 170 new confirmed cases, there are 67 new confirmed cases in the Bullhead City service area There are 64 new confirmed cases in the Kingman service area. There are 36 new confirmed cases in the Lake Havasu City service area. There are 3 new confirmed cases in the North County service area. There are 0 new cases in an Undetermined or unknown area of the county.

ALL 170 new cases remain under investigation.

Of the 67 new confirmed cases in the Bullhead City area, seven are 0-10; twelve are 11-19; ten are 20-29; six are 30-39; five are 40-49; nine are 50-59; eleven are 60-69; six are 70-79; one is 80-89.

Of the 64 new confirmed cases in the Kingman area, seven are 0-10; twenty are 11-19; eleven are 20-29; seven are 30-39; nine are 40-49; five are 50-59; five are 60-69.

Of the 36 new confirmed cases in the Lake Havasu City area, two are 0-10; five are 11-19; five are 20-29; eight are 30-39; five are 40-49; three are 50-59; four are 60-69; three are 70-79; one is 90+.

Of the 3 new confirmed cases in the North County area, one is 30-39; one is 40-49; one is 60-69.

TOTAL POSITIVE CASES SINCE 1ST CASE REPORTED –—–25,681

TOTAL RECOVERED THUS FAR: 22,600

AVERAGE AGE OF CASES SINCE CASE #1: 46.0

AVERAGE AGE OF DEATHS SINCE FIRST DEATH: 73.8

 Important Updated Local Information on

Reducing COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Early intervention with monoclonal antibody infusion therapy can shorten the duration of COVID-19 symptoms and reduce the risk of severe illness and hospitalization. This is becoming increasingly important as a surge of patients with the Delta variant continues to strain hospital resources. 

The therapy is available to the following people:

  •  Individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are within ten days of symptom onset
    •    Unvaccinated individuals who have had close contact with a COVID-positive person
    •    Vaccinated individuals who are immunocompromised and have had close contact with a COVID-positive person

If you or a close contact test positive for COVID-19, immediately contact (928) 681-8699 to see if you are eligible for treatment.  Additional information about monoclonal antibody infusion therapy can be found at:

https://www.phe.gov/emergency/events/COVID19/investigation-MCM/Documents/COVID-19-Patients-508.pdf

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COVID-19 Cases are on the rise in many parts of the U.S., including Mohave County.  Well over 90% of all those who are hospitalized, were not vaccinated.  The Mohave County Health Department continues to urge all residents to get fully vaccinated.  At this point, Mohave County has under 40% vaccinated.  If you haven’t been fully immunized yet, please help our county reach a much higher percentage of vaccinations.  The Delta variant is here and hospitalizations have increased locally.

Vaccinations are readily available at this time. With some providers, immediate walk ins are available as well. Check providers here–https://www.mohavecounty.us/ContentPage.aspx?id=127&cid=1444&page=2&rid=2230 *

More County COVID-19 test results can be seen here: https://covid-19-mohave.hub.arcgis.com/

These reports now take place on Monday, Wednesday, & Friday afternoons.

 Pfizer Vaccine Now Available to

12-17 Year Olds in Mohave County

The Mohave County Department of Public Health has now allocated Pfizer vaccine to the following providers this week. Two doses are required and this vaccine can be administered to the 12-17 age group. In Mohave County, that is approximately 10,000 individuals.)

  • Kingman:                Uptown Drug
  • Bullhead City:         DeeFlat Pharmacy

                                            Riverside Pharmacy

  • Lake Havasu City:  Sunrise Pharmacy

Additionally, individuals can locate other providers offering Pfizer vaccine in Mohave County using the ADHS Vaccine Finder web link:

https://azdhs.gov/covid19/vaccines/index.php#find-vaccines

*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. 

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:

  • Wear a mask over your nose and mouth
  • Stay at least 6 feet away from others who do not live with you
  • Avoid crowds
  • Avoid poorly ventilated spaces
  • Wash your hands often
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces
  • Stay home if you feel sick
  • Monitor your health daily

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