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

Published by The Bee News

December 6, 2021

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279 New COVID-19 Cases Since Friday at Noon

    & 9 New Deaths Reported

33,251 Total Positive Cases & 930 Total Deaths

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (December 6, 2021) — The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff has been notified of 279 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported since Friday at noon. There are also 9 new deaths reported.

Seven of the deaths are from previously reported positive cases. Four of those are from the Bullhead City service area.  Two are 60-69 and two are 70-79. Two are from the Kingman service area. One is 60-69 and one is 70-79.  The other previously reported positive case is a 70-79 death in the Lake Havasu City service area.

Two of the newly reported deaths are also among the 279 new positives cases.  One is 50-59 from the Kingman area and one is 70-79 from the Lake Havasu area.

ALL 279 new confirmed positive cases remain under investigation.

Of the 279 new confirmed cases, there are 103 new confirmed cases in the Bullhead City service area. There are 104 new confirmed cases in the Kingman service area. There are 65 new confirmed cases in the Lake Havasu City service area. There are 6 new confirmed cases in the North County service area.  There is 1 new confirmed case in an Undetermined or Unknown area of the county.

Of the 103 new confirmed cases in the Bullhead City area, seven are 0-10; five are 11-19; five are 20-29; fifteen are 30-39; fifteen are 40-49; fifteen are 50-59; twenty-two are 60-69; fourteen are 70-79; four are 80-89; one is 90+.

Of the 104 new confirmed cases in the Kingman area, five are 0-10; seven are 11-19; sixteen are 20-29; six are 30-39; thirteen are 40-49; twenty-one are 50-59; nineteen are 60-69; twelve are 70-79; three are 80-89; two are 90+.

Of the 65 new confirmed cases in the Lake Havasu City area, one is 0-10; three are 11-19; seven are 20-29; nine are 30-39; four are 40-49; ten are 50-59; sixteen are 60-69; nine are 70-79.

Of the 6 new confirmed cases in the North County area of the county, one is 0-10; one is 30-39; two are 40-49; two are 60-69.

The solo new confirmed case in an Unknown/Undetermined area of the county, is a 50-59 person.





**Public Health is aware of the OMICRON variant and is monitoring the situation. At this time, we have no confirmed cases of this variant in our county. It is unclear if the Omicron variant is more contagious or if symptoms are more severe, and, there is currently no more conclusive data available to assess the effectiveness of vaccines or natural immunity for those with previous SARS-CoV-2 infection that would neutralize the Omicron variant.

We are expecting more specific information, clarity, and guidance from the CDC soon.  We will share it with the public when it’s made available.**


MCDPH has been notified of a scam in which citizens receive a call from a person claiming to be employees of the Mohave County Department of Public Health and offering home visits to administer COVID-19 vaccine. The MCDPH does not and will not directly contact residents to offer home-based COVID-19 vaccination appointments.*

IMPORTANT NOTE: As a good reminder, the MCDPH(Mohave County Department of Public Health) only reports confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths, unlike the ADHS, which reports “probables” as well. Therefore, the county’s numbers and those from the state are not the same.

Even those fully vaccinated can still get COVID-19.  The vaccine reduces the severity of the virus and hospitalizations.  It does not mean individuals are totally immune from Covid-19.



Updated Current Vaccination Information

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended booster doses of all three COVID-19 vaccines available in the United States.

Pfizer and Moderna Booster Dose

For individuals who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the following groups are eligible for a booster shot at 6 months or more after their initial series:

Johnson & Johnson (J&J)

For those persons who received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, booster shots are also recommended for those who are 18 and older and who were vaccinated two or more months ago.

Booster Dosage:

  • Pfizer = full dose
  • Moderna = ½ dose
  • J&J = full dose

Eligible individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose. Some people may prefer the vaccine type that they originally received while others may prefer to get a different booster. CDC’s recommendations now allow for this type of mix and match dosing for booster shots.

For more information on booster doses and eligibility, please visit:



Treatment Options

Monoclonal Antibody Therapy (FDA Emergency Use Authorization)

While vaccines provide the best protection from COVID-19, treatment options such as Monoclonal Antibody therapy can shorten the duration of symptoms and reduce the risk of severe illness and hospitalization.

Monoclonal antibodies, or mAbs, are made in a laboratory to fight a particular infection — in this case, the virus that causes COVID-19 — and are given to patients directly with an infusion or a shot. Your body naturally makes antibodies to fight infection. However, your body may not have antibodies designed to recognize a new virus like the virus that causes COVID-19. That’s why mAb treatment may help patients who are at high risk for severe symptoms or hospitalization.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to allow the use of monoclonal antibody therapies for the treatment of mild to moderate COVID19 in certain high-risk patients. Some people who have been exposed to COVID-19 may qualify for treatment even before testing positive for COVID-19. This treatment is not a substitute for vaccination against COVID-19.

General eligibility information is below.

  • Individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are within ten days of 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

Each facility has its own standards for administering the Monoclonal Antibody Therapy. Please visit their respective websites or call the number provided below for more information.

Kingman Regional Medical Center (KRMC)

Website: https://www.azkrmc.com/seeking-medicalcare-covid-19

Phone Number: 928-681-8699

Western Arizona Regional Medical Center (WARMC)

Website: https://www.warmc.com/newsroom/antibody-therapy-now-offered-forcovid19-patients-16364

Phone number: 928-763- 2273

Havasu Urgent Care (aka Havasu Primary Care and Pediatrics)

Phone number: 928-505-1030

Veklury® (Remdesivir) (FDA approved)

Veklury® (Remdesivir) works by slowing the replication of the COVID-19 virus, thereby reducing the amount of virus circulating in the body.

Veklury® (Remdesivir) is approved for hospitalized patients age 12 years and older who weigh at least 88 pounds, with more severe COVID-19 disease. Your hospital care team will decide if you are eligible to receive this treatment.

Protect yourself and others

o   Get the COVID-19 vaccine (ages 12 and up).

o   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.

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

o   Stay home as much as possible, but especially when you are sick.

o   Put distance between yourself and other people, at least 6 feet.

o   Avoid gathering in groups of 10 or more.

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

o   Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

o   Wear a face covering when in indoor public places.

If you have COVID-19 questions, please call 928-753-8665

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