Seventeen New COVID-19 Cases
Two Newly Reported Deaths
Total Positives Now 345
Total Deaths in County 40
MOHAVE COUNTY, AZ (May 27, 2020) Late this afternoon, the Mohave County Health Department (MCDPH) Nursing staff was notified of seventeen new COVID-19 confirmed positive cases. Eleven of them are in the Bullhead City service area; three are in the Kingman area; three are in the Lake Havasu City area. There are also two deaths. Some of these cases are linked to a long term care facility.
Of the two deaths, both were previously reported cases. One is of a person 50-59 in the Kingman area and one is a 90+ person in the Bullhead City area.
Eight of the Bullhead City area cases are persons who are recovering at home and linked to another case. Two are 60-69; two are 70-79; three are 80-89; and one is 90+. The remaining three Bullhead City area cases are individuals whose cases are under investigation. One is 30-39; one is 40-49; one is 70-79.
Two of the Kingman area cases are recovering at home and linked to another case. One is in the 19-29 year age range and the other is 60-69. The third and final Kingman area case is a person 30-39 and the case is under investigation.
The final three cases are in the Lake Havasu City service area. One is hospitalized and is 30-39; one is 40-49, recovering at home and is linked to another case, the last one is 80-89 and the case is under investigation.
There are now 64 positive confirmed cases in the Lake Havasu City area, including seven deaths, 213 in Kingman, with a total of 29 deaths there, 9 cases in “North County,” formerly referred to as “Other”(composed of a number of smaller Mohave County communities,) and 59 in Bullhead City, including four deaths. There are now a total of — 40 deaths in the county from the disease. Total positive cases –345.
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