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19 New COVID-19 Cases – 11 In Lake Havasu City Area Two Deaths

Written by The Bee

June 4, 2020

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19 New COVID-19 Cases – 11 In Lake Havasu City Area

Two Deaths

Total Positives Now Officially 440

Total Deaths in County 49

 

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (June 4, 2020) Late this afternoon, the Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff was notified of 19 new COVID-19 confirmed cases, including one death.  The death is a 60-69 year age range, previously reported case in the Kingman service area.

Of the 19 new cases, 11 of them are in the Lake Havasu City service area. Three of those are hospitalized and linked to another confirmed case; two of those are 90+ and the other is 80-89.

Three of the Lake Havasu area cases are recovering at home and linked to another case; one is 19-29, one is 40-49 and one is 50-59. One Lake Havasu area case is recovering at home and is not linked to another case. Finally, of the 11 Lake Havasu City area cases, four are still under investigation: one is 30-39, two are 40-49, and one is 60-69.

Seven of the new confirmed cases are in the Bullhead City area. Four of these cases are under investigation; one is 30-39, one is 40-49, one is 50-59, and one is 60-69. One 80-89 year age range person in the Bullhead City service area is hospitalized. One BHC individual is 60-69, recovering at home and is linked to another case. The 7th and final Bullhead City area case is 40-49, is recovering at home and is not linked to another confirmed case.

The final of the new 19 confirmed cases is a 30-39 year age range person who is recovering at home and is not linked to another confirmed case.

There are now 88 positive confirmed cases in the Lake Havasu City area, including 9 deaths, 227 in Kingman, with a total of 33 deaths there, and 8 cases in “North County,” formerly referred to as “Other”(composed of a number of smaller Mohave County communities,)  and 117 in Bullhead City, including six deaths.  There are now a total of — 48 deaths in the county from the disease. Total positive cases –440.

***PLEASE NOTE: Periodically, Mohave County Department of Public Health staff review case information for accuracy and completeness. As a result of a recent review, the case count and respective demographic data will be adjusted slightly to show accurate data. There are a number of reasons for the adjustment, 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. 

 To summarize the adjustment: Kingman has two less cases and Bullhead City has two additional cases.***

 

For more stats about COVID-19 in Mohave County, the state of Arizona, and the country, go here…this site is always being updated. As of this writing, it may not have the latest cases listed above:  https://covid-19-mohave.hub.arcgis.com/.

Also, for additional statewide information about the COVID-19 response, go to: https://azdhs.gov/

***NOTE: The Mohave County Library District has reopened library facilities to the public.  Due to the pandemic, a number of changes have been made for the health and safety of library customers and staff. A trip to the library will temporarily be different than in the past, but the library is still able to connect customers with information and materials.  Customers can still pick up holds, use computers, and obtain new materials for check out.

The most significant change for many is that there is no physical browsing of the collection. Instead, staff will locate and retrieve materials for customers. The book stacks are currently closed to the public. Customers are encouraged to browse the online catalog at https://mcld.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/default to place holds or may call the library to have a hold placed for them.  The library staff is always eager to assist with finding the specific items a customer is seeking.

ALSO: The Recorder’s Offices as well as the Assessor’s Offices have reopened in Kingman, Lake Havasu City and Bullhead City.  All offices have taken necessary precautions and will continue to follow guidelines to ensure our customers and staff remain healthy and safe.

 Meanwhile, please keep in mind that the best ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are: 

Maintain your Social Distancing – At least 6 Feet apart! Stay at home if at all possible.

* Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not    available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

* Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

* Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

* Stay home when you are sick, or if you are a not an essential employee.

* Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then immediately throw the tissue in the trash.

* Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

COVID-19 spreads through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Symptoms are thought to appear within two to 14 days after exposure and consist of fever, cough, runny nose, and difficulty breathing. For people with mild illness, individuals are asked to stay home, drink plenty of fluids, and get rest. For people with more severe symptoms, such as shortness of breath, individuals are advised to seek healthcare, using telemedicine where available.

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