62 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Today
Plus 3 New Deaths
19,568 Total Positives
578 Total Deaths
MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (March 17, 2021) — The Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff has been notified of 62 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported today. There is also 3 new deaths from previously reported positive cases.
There is one new death in each of the county’s Tri Cities. The death in the Kingman service area is a 60-69 person. The single death in the Lake Havasu City service area is that of an 80-89 individual. The death in the Bullhead City service area is that of an 80-89 person.
Of the 62 new confirmed cases, there are 33 new cases in the Kingman service area. There are 14 new cases in the Lake Havasu City service area. There are 7 new cases in the Bullhead City service area. There are 7 new cases in the North County service area. There is 1 new case in an Undetermined area of the county.
ALL 62 new confirmed cases remain under investigation.
Of the 7 new confirmed cases in the Bullhead City area, two are 0-10; two are 40-49; one is 50-59; two are 70-79.
Of the 33 new cases in the Kingman area, three are 20-29; five are 30-39; three are 40-49; four are 50-59; four are 60-69; four are 70-79; six are 80-89; four are 90+.
Of the 14 new cases in the Lake Havasu City service area, three are 20-29; one is 30-39; one is 40-49; two are 60-69; four are 70-79; one is 80-89; two are 90+.
Of the 7 new cases in the North County area, two are 40-49; three are 60-69; two are 70-79.
The single new case in an Undetermined specific area of the county is a 70-79 person.
TOTAL POSITIVE CASES SINCE 1ST CASE REPORTED –—–19,568
TOTAL RECOVERED THUS FAR: 12,836
TOTAL Mohave County Vaccine Allocation:
Total amount of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine = 55,700 doses
- Bullhead City 14,100
- Ft.Mohave/Mohave Valley 3,900
- Kingman 16,200
- Lake Havasu City 19,600
- North County 1,900
Total amount of Janssen COVID-19 vaccine = 1,700 doses
- Bullhead City 400
- Ft.Mohave/Mohave Valley 200
- Kingman 500
- Lake Havasu City 300
- North County 300
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
*IMPORTANT NOTE: Extra help is in place with our County COVID Call Center for the 65 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