LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada health officials say a measure of new coronavirus cases statewide is trending down, along with hospitalizations of COVID-19 patients.
The state Department of Health and Human Services said Monday that a two-week measure of test positivity has decreased to 15.5%, after peaking at 21.6% on Jan. 14.
The World Health Organization target is 5%. State officials say more than 2.5 million tests have been administered. Hospitalizations were down to 964, after peaking at more than 1,800 in December.
The 548 new cases reported Monday brought that total to nearly 285,000. Two new deaths brought the toll to 4,522.