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57 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Today in Mohave County

Written by The Bee News

February 17, 2021

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57 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Today

9 New Deaths

18,606 Total Positives

Total Deaths 530

Vaccinations in Place at KRMC Now

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (February 17, 2021) — The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff has been notified of  57 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported today. There are 9 new deaths.

Of the 9 new deaths, ALL are previously reported positive cases. Seven of the deaths are in the Bullhead City service area. One is 60-69; five are 70-79; one is 80-89.

Of the two remaining deaths, both are previously reported positive cases. One is a 70-79 person in the Lake Havasu City service area and the other is an 80-89 person in the Kingman service area.

Of the 57 new confirmed cases, there are 27 new cases in the Kingman service area. There are 15 new cases in the Lake Havasu City 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 is 1 new case in an Undetermined area of the county.

ALL 57 new confirmed cases remain under investigation.

Of the 27 new cases in the Kingman area, one is 0-10; two are 11-19; four are 20-29; four are 30-39; two are 40-49; three are 50-59; seven are 60-69; two are 70-79; two are 90+.

Of the 15 new cases in the Lake Havasu City area, one is 20-29; two are 30-39; one is 40-49; five are 60-69; four are 70-79; two are 80-89.

Of the 12 new cases in the Bullhead City area, two are 0-10; one is 11-19; one is 20-29; two are 40-49; one is 50-59; two are 60-69; one is 70-79; two are 80-89.

There are two new cases in the North County area.  One is 70-79 and one is 80-89.

The final new case is in an Unknown area of Mohave County.  It is a 50-59 individual.

TOTAL POSITIVE CASES –—–18,606

TOTAL RECOVERED: 11,999

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.

*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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