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56 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Today in Mohave County

Written by The Bee News

February 25, 2021

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56 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Today

No New Deaths

18,976 Total Positives

551 Total Deaths

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (February 25, 2021) — The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff has been notified of 56 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported today. There are 0 new deaths.

Of the 56 new confirmed cases, there are 26 new cases in the Bullhead City service area. There are 18 new cases in the Kingman service area. There are 12 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.

Of the 26 new confirmed cases in the Bullhead City area, 24 of them remain under investigation.  One is 0-19; four are 11-19; three are 20-29; three are 40-49; two are 50-59; six are 60-69; four are 70-79; one is 80-89. Both of the two remaining Bullhead City area cases are recovering at home and are linked to another case.  One is 11-19 and the other is 70-79.

Of the 18 new cases in the Kingman area, 17 are still under investigation.  Two are 0-10; two are 11-19; two are 20-29; two are 30-39; one is 40-49; three are 50-59; four are 60-69; one is 70-79. The final Kingman area case is a 50-59 individual, who is recoveringat home and is linked to another case.

Of the 12 new cases in the Lake Havasu City area, 10 of them remain under investigation.  One is 0-10; one is 20-29; three are 30-39; one is 50-59; one is 60-69; three are 70-79.  The other two Lake Havasu City area cases are recovering at home and are linked to another case.  Both are 20-29.

TOTAL POSITIVE CASES –—–18,914

TOTAL RECOVERED: 12,214

 County Gets Major Increase in Vaccine Doses

Next Week, 8,000 — Upped From 3,000

Embry Back on Board as Provider

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (February 25, 2021) – The Mohave County Department of Public Health has good news to share as it will be receiving 8,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine next week, a substantial increase from the 3,000 doses received in previous weeks. County Health Director Denise Burley said, “We’ve been aggressively working every angle to increase the weekly allocation from ADHS.  This work has paid off and will significantly increase the accessibility of appointments in each community.”

Next week will also involve the return of Embry as a key provider in the county.  The technical reporting issues have been resolved, and Embry will receive vaccine next week.  Embry has had great success as one of the county’s providers and established vaccination sites in the parking lots of Mohave Community College campuses in Kingman, Lake Havasu City, and Bullhead City.  Burley said, “We are very glad to have Embry back on board and joining our great team of providers in getting the vaccine into the arms of our residents.”

A full list of Mohave County vaccine providers is available by going to www.mohavecounty.us website and clicking on the Corona Response Hub for phone numbers and website information. The county’s list of providers continues to grow. Please monitor the county website for additions. Individuals needing more help can contact the county’s Call Center at 928-753-8665.

Only those in the 1A phase and the 1B sub-categories, 65 Years & Older and Educators/Child Care Workers, can make appointments at this time.

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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