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53 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Today in Mohave County

Written by The Bee News

February 24, 2021

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53 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Today

6 New Deaths

18,914 Total Positives

550 Total Deaths

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (February 24, 2021) — The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff has been notified of    new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported today. There are 6 new deaths.

Of the 6 new deaths, ALL are previously reported confirmed cases, 5 of them are in the Bullhead City service area and one is in the Kingman service area.

Of the 5 deaths in the Bullhead City area, three are 70-79 and two are 80-89.

The final death is in the Kingman service area and is a 70-79 person.

Of the 53 new confirmed cases, there are 22 new cases in the Lake Havasu City service area.  There are 17 new cases in the Kingman service area. There are 12 new cases in the Bullhead City service area. There are 2 new cases in the North County service area. There are 0 new cases in an Undetermined area of the county.

Of the 22 new cases in the Lake Havasu City service area, ALL of them remain under investigation.  Five are 11-19; four are 20-29; one is 30-39; one is 40-49; five are 50-59; four are 60-69; one is 70-79; one is 80-89.

Of the 17 new cases in the Kingman area, 15 are still under investigation.  One is 11-19; three are 20-29; one is 30-39; three are 40-49; two are 50-59; four are 60-69; one is 80-89. The final 2 Kingman area cases are recovering at home and are linked to another case. One is 11-19 and the other is 30-39.

Of the 12 new cases in the Bullhead City area, ALL of them remain under investigation.  One is 0-10; three are 11-19; two are 30-39; two are 40-49; one is 50-59; two are 70-79; one is 90+.

The two cases in the North County service area are 20-29 and 40-49. Both cases are still under investigation.

TOTAL POSITIVE CASES –—–18,914

TOTAL RECOVERED: 12,214

NOTE: Kingman Regional Medical Center (KRMC) has opened its COVID-19 vaccine clinic to the public― beginning with adults age 75 and older. In coordination with the Mohave County Department of Public Health, During the prior administration phases, KRMC vaccinated hospital staff (Phase 1A) and Protective Services Occupations. (Phase 1B,Category 1). Now, the hospital is transitioning to Phase 1B, Category 2, 75 Years  and Older. KRMC is providing the COVID-19 vaccination BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. People ages 75 and Older can schedule an appointment by calling 928-263-3945. There is no charge for the COVID-19 vaccine. Photo ID and masks are required at time of service.

 Mohave County Allocation: Total amount of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine administered: = 31,700 doses

Community/Service Area:

  • Bullhead                     11,300
  • Kingman                       8,800
  • Lake Havasu              10,200
  • North County              1,400

Vaccine Site Updates:

  None at this time.

Current Mohave County Vaccination Phases:

 

  • Phase 1A & 1B Priority Population Vaccinations:
    • 1A – Healthcare personnel, including frontline workers at increased risk for COVID-19. – Activated/Started
    • 1A – Long-term care residents at highest risk for severe disease and death, including staff who interact with vulnerable populations. – Activated/Started
    • 1B – Protective Services Occupations – Activated/Started
    • 1B – Adults 75 and Older – Activated/Started
    • 1B – Education and Childcare Workers – Activated/Started
    • 1B – Adults 65 and Older – Activated/Started
    • 1B – Essential Services/Critical Industry Workers – Pending/Not Started
    • 1B – Adults with Risk Conditions in Congregate Settings – Pending/Not Started

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*IMPORTANT NOTE: Extra help is in place with our County COVID Call Center for the 75 Years & Older sub-category 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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