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

Published by The Bee News

May 4, 2021

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45 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Since Friday Noon

There are 0 New Deaths

20,437 Total Positives/620 Total Deaths

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ — The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff has been notified of 45 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported since Friday at noon. There are also 0 new deaths.

Of the 45 new confirmed cases, there are 24 new cases in the Bullhead City service area. There are 16 new cases in the Kingman service area. There are 5 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 45 new confirmed cases remain under investigation.

Of the 24 new confirmed cases in the Bullhead City area, one is 0-10; one is 11-19; seven are 20-29; four are 30-39; four are 40-49; two are 50-59; five are 70-79.

Of the 16 new confirmed cases in the Kingman area, two are 0-10; three are 11-19; two are 20-29; one is 30-39; one is 40-49; three are 50-59; two are 60-69; one is 70-79; one is 80-89.

Of the 5 new confirmed cases in the Lake Havasu City area, one is 20-29; two are 40-49; two are 50-59.

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

**ADHS is reviewing case and death data and receiving data from other states which may cause numbers to fluctuate in the coming weeks**

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TOTAL POSITIVE CASES SINCE 1ST CASE REPORTED –—–20,479

TOTAL RECOVERED THUS FAR: 13,875

The total number of state allocated COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in Mohave County is approx. 108,000.

https://azdhs.gov/covid19/data/index.php#vaccine-admin

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.  About 30% of Americans have been fully vaccinated and more than 42% have received at least one dose. 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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