Four New COVID-19 Cases
Total Positives Now 303
Total Deaths in County 33
MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (May 24, 2020) Late this afternoon, the Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff was notified of four COVID-19 cases and one death. The four confirmed cases are all in the Bullhead City service area. The one death is a person in the Kingman service area, a previously reported case in the 70-79 age range.
Of the four new cases in the Bullhead City area, one is in the 60-69 year age range, is linked to another case, and the case is under investigation. The three remaining cases are all in the 70-79 year age range. One is hospitalized, one has the case under investigation, and the third is at home and linked to another case.
There are now 59 positive confirmed cases in the Lake Havasu City area, including five deaths, 205 in Kingman, with a total of 24 deaths there, 9 cases in “North County,” formerly referred to as “Other”(composed of a number of smaller Mohave County communities,) and 30 in Bullhead City, including one death. There are now a total of — 32 deaths in the county from the disease. Total positive cases –303.
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/
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.