341 New COVID-19 Cases Since Wednesday, October 5, 2022 Also: 8 Deaths Reported County Remains in Low Transmission Category

Published by The Bee News

November 2, 2022

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MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (November 4, 2022) — The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff has been notified of 341 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported since Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at noon. Also, 8 deaths are reported, 5 from previous positive cases and 3 deaths from among the 341 new cases.

COVID-19 transmission in Mohave County is in the low transmission category according to the CDC Dashboard. ADHS continues to review and audit case/death-related data, and as a result, numbers may fluctuate above or below previously reported.

Weekly reported cases have decreased week over week from the last published report. The overall number of cases reported since the last report on 10/5 is 341 total new confirmed cases.

Weekly reported deaths have increased. The total number of reported deaths since the last COVID-19 report is 8. 5 previously reported deaths, 3 new reported death.

The ATTACHED Fact Sheet in this report shows considerably more detailed information and explanations on the data.

The next report will be on WednesdayDecember 7, 2022.

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**NOTE: As COVID-19 case counts across the state continue to decrease, state personnel are turning their attention to data review and audit. ADHS continues to review and audit case-related data, and as a result, numbers may fluctuate above or below previously reported.

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Protect yourself and others

  • Get Vaccinated
  • Wear a mask in areas of substantial or high transmission
  • Stay 6 feet away from others
  • Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces
  • Wash your hands often
  • Clean and disinfect high touch surfaces
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Test to prevent the spread to others
  • Monitor your health daily – Be alert for symptoms

For more detailed information, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html

Treatment Options

ADHS has launched a new website for treatments in Arizona to complement the current monoclonal antibodies website.

ADHS – Everyone – Monoclonal Antibodies (mAbs) (azdhs.gov)

ADHS – Everyone – Find Treatment (azdhs.gov)

ADHS – Everyone – Antivirals (azdhs.gov)

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

 Kingman Regional Medical Center (KRMC)

Website:

Seeking Medical Care For Covid-19 | KRMC | Kingman Regional Medical Center (azkrmc.com)

Phone Number: 928-681-8699

Western Arizona Regional Medical Center (WARMC)

Website: https://www.warmc.com/covid-19

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.

Additional COVID-19 Questions?, Please Call 928-753-8665

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