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

Published by The Bee News

May 9, 2021

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45 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

Since Wednesday Noon

There are 4 New Death

20,551 Total Positives/624 Total Deaths

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (May 9, 2021) — The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff has been notified of 45 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported since Wednesday at noon. There are also 4 new deaths from previously reported positive cases.

Three of the four new deaths are in the Bullhead City service area. One is 70-79; one is 80-89; one is 90+.

The 4th new death reported is a 60-69 person in the Kingman service area.

Of the 45 new confirmed cases, there are 13 new cases in the Bullhead City service area. There are 19 new cases in the Kingman service area. There are 12 new cases in the Lake Havasu City service area. There is 1 new case 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 13 new confirmed cases in the Bullhead City area, two are 11-19; three are 20-29; one is 30-39; one is 40-49; two are 50-59; three are 60-69; one is 80-89.

Of the 19 new confirmed cases in the Kingman area, one is 0-10; two are 11-19; two are 30-39; five are 40-49; seven are 50-59; two are 60-69.

Of the 12 new confirmed cases in the Lake Havasu City area, two are 11-19; one is 30-39; one is 40-49; two are 50-59; three are 60-69; three are 70-79.

The final case is the single one in North County, a 60-69 person.

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TOTAL POSITIVE CASES SINCE 1ST CASE REPORTED –—–20,551

TOTAL RECOVERED THUS FAR: 13,947

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

 

County Awaits Pfizer Vaccine

Approval for 12-15 Year Olds

Also, New Vaccine Totals Below

 Melissa Palmer, Mohave County Health Director says: “We are awaiting EUA authorization for Pfizer COVID vaccine use in the 12-15 year old age range group.  We want to be prepared for any changes in populations eligible for COVID vaccine in Mohave County.”  Also, Starting this week, providers are ordering Moderna vaccine through the ADHS ASIIS portal.

Vaccinations Utilized: 97.00%
17 and Under Total Population Percentage
37,007 216,985 17%
Population Eligible for Vaccination Received at Least One Dose % Received at Least One Dose
179,978 people 68,255 37.92%
Population Eligible for Vaccination Fully Vaccinated % Fully Vaccinated
179,978 49,933 27.74%
  Total Pop. Vaccinated Percentage
65+ Pop 65780 39568 60%
  Total Pop. Vaccinated Percentage
55-64 35466 13939 39%
  Total Pop. Vaccinated Percentage
45-54 23629 5890 25%
  Total Pop. Vaccinated Percentage
20-44 51333 8241 16%

 

 

 

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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