51 New COVID-19 Cases and 9 New Deaths in Mohave County

Published by The Bee News

April 19, 2021

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51 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Since Friday Noon*

There are 9 New Deaths

20,219 Total Positives

609 Total Deaths

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (April 19, 2021) — The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff has been notified of 51 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported since Friday noon.* There are also 9 new deaths.

Of the 9 new deaths, ALL are from previously reported positive cases. Six are from the Bullhead City service area.  One is 40-49; three are 60-69; one is 70-79; one is 80-89.

There are two deaths from the Kingman service area. One is 60-69; one is 70-79.

The 9th and final death is that of an 80-89 person in the Lake Havasu City service area.

Of the 51 new confirmed cases, there are 20 new cases in the Bullhead City service area. There are 18 new cases in the Lake Havasu City service area. There are 11 new cases in the Kingman service area. There are 0 new cases in the North County service area. There are 2 new cases in an Undetermined area of the county.

ALL 51 new confirmed cases remain under investigation.

Of the 20 new confirmed cases in the Bullhead City area, one is 11-19; five are 20-29; one is 30-39; six are 40-49; four are 50-59; three are 60-69.

Of the 18 new confirmed cases in the Lake Havasu City area, one is 0-10; five are 11-19; four are 20-29; one is 30-39; one is 40-49; five are 50-59; one is 60-69.

Of the 11 new confirmed cases in the Kingman area, four are 11-19; two are 20-29; one is 50-59; two are 60-69; one is 70-79; one is 80-89.

Of the 2 confirmed cases in an Undetermined area of the county, one is 20-29 and the other is 70-79.

ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT INFO TO KNOW”

3 cases reported Wednesday 4/14

1 case, 1 death reported Thursday 4/15

6 cases, 2 deaths reported Friday 4/16

1 case reported Sunday 4/18

40 cases, 6 deaths reported today, Monday, 4/19

*There were issues downloading the reports last Friday and resolved  today. There were some cases and deaths not reported last Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, that are reported today.

Additionally, 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 –—–20,219

TOTAL RECOVERED THUS FAR: 13,653

 

**Vaccination Available Now

Appointments Available for Moderna

Call Provider to Register**

** Mohave County Health Director Denise Burley says “there is sufficient vaccine available throughout the county to handle any current vaccination needs.” This is in spite of the fact that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine has been placed on “pause” nationally.  Burley adds, “we are getting 8,000 more doses of the Moderna vaccine this week (April 19-23).  Those who want a vaccination and have been putting it off for whatever reason, should realize that now is the perfect time to make that appointment 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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