32 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Since Monday at Noon in Mohave County

Published by The Bee News

May 5, 2021

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32 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

Since Monday at Noon

There is 1 New Death

20,512 Total Positives/621 Total Deaths

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (May 5, 2021) — The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff has been notified of 32 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported since Monday noon. There is also 1 new death.

The one new confirmed death is that of an 80-89 person in the Kingman service area.

Of the 32 new confirmed cases, there are 12 new cases in the Bullhead City service area. There are 13 new cases in the Kingman service area. There are 7 new cases in the Lake Havasu City service area. There are 0 new cases in the North County service area. There are 0 new cases in an Undetermined area of the county.

ALL 32 new confirmed cases remain under investigation.

Of the 12 new confirmed cases in the Bullhead City area, one is 0-10; one is 11-19; two are 30-39; four are 40-49; two are 50-59; two are 60-69.

Of the 13 new confirmed cases in the Kingman area, one is 0-10; one is 11-19; two are 20-29; three are 40-49; two are 50-59; three are 60-69; one is 80-89.

Of the 7 new confirmed cases in the Lake Havasu City area, one is 11-19; two are 30-39; two are 50-59; two are 60-69.

1 death reported Monday after 12pm

13 cases reported Tuesday

19 cases reported Wednesday

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TOTAL POSITIVE CASES SINCE 1ST CASE REPORTED –—–20,512

TOTAL RECOVERED THUS FAR: 13,901

The next COVID-19 case report will be on Friday afternoon.  These reports now take place on Monday, Wednesday, & Friday afternoons.

The CDC Says Fully Vaccinated Do Not

Need to Wear Masks Outdoors in Many Situations*

Here’s another reason for adult residents of Mohave County to get a vaccination now while the providers have doses available:

Fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks outside according to updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued yesterday.  The new guidance from the CDC applies to fully vaccinated individuals.  The CDC says fully vaccinated people can unmask while doing physical activities outdoors alone or with members of your household like walking, running, hiking or biking; Attending a small outdoor gathering either with fully vaccinated people or a mixture of vaccinated and unvaccinated people; dining at an outdoor restaurant with friends from multiple households.

Vaccinations Readily Available Now

For Appointments for Moderna

Call Provider to Register

Mohave County Health Director Denise Burley says “there is currently an abundant supply of the Moderna vaccine available throughout the county to handle any vaccination needs.” She adds, “the county’s providers can definitely meet any demand.”

All those who want a vaccination and have been putting it off for whatever reason, should know that now is the absolute perfect time to make that appointment with little or no waiting for the first dose of Moderna.

All adults in Mohave County are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. Here is the list of the vaccine providers that have been working with Mohave County:

https://www.mohavecounty.us/ContentPage.aspx?id=127&cid=1444&page=2&rid=2230

*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:

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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