Eleven New COVID-19 Cases

Eleven New COVID-19 Cases

Total Positives Now 388

Total Deaths in County 42

 

MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (May 30, 2020) Late this afternoon, the Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff was notified of eleven new COVID-19 confirmed cases, Seven of the cases are in the Bullhead City service area; three are in the Lake Havasu City service area; one is in the Kingman service area.

Of the 7 Bullhead City area cases, six of them are under investigation.  Three  are in the 19-29 year age range; one is 30-39; one is 40-49; one is 60-69.  The final Bullhead area case is 30-39, recovering at home, and, is not linked to another case.

Of the three Lake Havasu City area cases, two are  under investigation, one of them is 19-29 and the other is 40-49.  The other Havasu area case, 60-69, is recovering at home and is linked to another case.

There are now 74 positive confirmed cases in the Lake Havasu City area, including eight deaths, 221 in Kingman, with a total of 30 deaths there, 9 cases in “North County,” formerly referred to as “Other”(composed of a number of smaller Mohave County communities,)  and 84 in Bullhead City, including four deaths.  There are now a total of — 42 deaths in the county from the disease. Total positive cases –388.

For more stats about COVID-19 in Mohave County, the state of Arizona, and the country, go here…this site is always being updated. As of this writing, it may not have the latest cases listed above:  https://covid-19-mohave.hub.arcgis.com/.

Also, for additional statewide information about the COVID-19 response, go to: https://azdhs.gov/

***NOTE: The Mohave County Library District has reopened library facilities to the public.  Due to the pandemic, a number of changes have been made for the health and safety of library customers and staff. A trip to the library will temporarily be different than in the past, but the library is still able to connect customers with information and materials.  Customers can still pick up holds, use computers, and obtain new materials for check out.  

The most significant change for many is that there is no physical browsing of the collection. Instead, staff will locate and retrieve materials for customers. The book stacks are currently closed to the public. Customers are encouraged to browse the online catalog at https://mcld.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/default to place holds or may call the library to have a hold placed for them.  The library staff is always eager to assist with finding the specific items a customer is seeking. 

ALSO: The Recorder’s Offices as well as the Assessor’s Offices have reopened in Kingman, Lake Havasu City and Bullhead City.  All offices have taken necessary precautions and will continue to follow guidelines to ensure our customers and staff remain healthy and safe.

 Meanwhile, please keep in mind that the best ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are: 

Maintain your Social Distancing – At least 6 Feet apart! Stay at home if at all possible.

* Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not    available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

* Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

* Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

* Stay home when you are sick, or if you are a not an essential employee.

* Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then immediately throw the tissue in the trash.

* Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

COVID-19 spreads through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Symptoms are thought to appear within two to 14 days after exposure and consist of fever, cough, runny nose, and difficulty breathing. For people with mild illness, individuals are asked to stay home, drink plenty of fluids, and get rest. For people with more severe symptoms, such as shortness of breath, individuals are advised to seek healthcare, using telemedicine where available.

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