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

Written by The Bee News

August 2, 2021

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179 New COVID-19 Cases Since Friday at Noon

1 New Death

23,235 Total Positives / 694 Total Deaths

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (August 2, 2021) — The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff has been notified of 179  confirmed COVID-19 cases reported since Friday at noon.  There is also 1 new death.

The one new death is that of a previously reported positive case in the Kingman servicearea, an 80-89 person.

Of the 179 new confirmed cases, there are 64 new confirmed cases in the Bullhead City service area. There are 71 new confirmed cases in the Kingman service area. There are 42 new confirmed cases in the Lake Havasu City service area. There are 2 new cases in the North County service area. There are 0 new cases in an Undetermined or unknown area of the county.

ALL 179 of the cases remain under investigation.

Of the 64 new confirmed cases in the Bullhead City area, three are 0-10; fourteen are 11-19; thirteen are 20-29; eight are 30-39; five are 40-49; eight are 50-59; seven are 60-69; five are 70-79; one is 80-89.

Of the 71 new confirmed cases in the Kingman area, three are 0-10; twelve are 11-19; nineteen  are 20-29; ten are 30-39; six are 40-49; ten are 50-59; five are 60-69; four are 70-79; two are 80-89.

Of the 42 new confirmed cases in the Lake Havasu City area, two are 0-10; four are 11-19; five are 20-29; nine are 30-39; six are 40-49; four are 50-59; six are 60-69; five are 70-79; one is 80-89.

Of the two new confirmed cases in the North County area, one is 20-29 and one is 60-69.

TOTAL POSITIVE CASES SINCE 1ST CASE REPORTED –—–23,235

TOTAL RECOVERED THUS FAR: 21,339

 Important New Information on

Reducing COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Monoclonal antibody therapeutics can reduce the possibility of hospitalization or severe illness for those who are positive for COVID-19. The optimal treatment time to receive monoclonal antibodies is as soon as possible following a positive COVID-19 PCR test and within 10 days of onset of COVID-19 symptoms. There are Mohave County healthcare providers who currently offer monoclonal antibody therapeutics. Please reach out to a healthcare provider for more information. *

ALSO: 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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