The Southern Nevada Health District is providing a weekly summary of COVID-19 data and new or updated information about COVID-19 clinics and resources.

COVID-19 Cases

For clarification, the number of cases COVID-19 among children age four and younger is 7,566 as of November 12. The number of cases in children between the ages of 5 and 11 is 16,687 as of November 12. The COVID-19 Dashboard will include this breakdown going forward.

As of November 12, there have been 337,079 cases of COVID-19 reported in Clark County. The Health District is also reporting the seven-day moving average of new positive cases as of November 8, is 328.1 cases. A total of 6,049 Clark County residents have died from COVID-19.

The Health District encourages people who have symptoms of COVID-19 or who have had contact with a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 to get tested. Testing location information is available at www.snhd.info/covid-testing. Information on self-testing kits is available on the Health District website.

COVID-19 Vaccination Status Report

COVID-19 Pediatric Doses

Pfizer BioNTech pediatric doses are available for children between the ages of 5 and 11 at the Health District’s main public health center at 280 S. Decatur Blvd. and its community clinic sites. Vaccines are available on a walk-in basis at this time until the appointment system is updated.

The COVID-19 vaccine is the best way to protect children from getting COVID-19. Children may be at lower risk than adults of becoming seriously ill, but it is still possible. The vaccine is safe, effective and free.

COVID-19 Booster Doses:

The Health District is administering booster doses of the Pfizer BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccines to eligible individuals at its COVID-19 vaccine clinics. People can get the booster dose with the same vaccine as they originally received or with a different vaccine.

For people who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the following groups are eligible for a booster shot at six months or more after receipt of the second dose of either of these vaccines :

  • 65 years and older

For people who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, booster doses are recommended for those who were vaccinated two or more months ago, regardless of age or other underlying risk factors.

Current Vaccine Update:

As of November 12, 2021:

  • Total Doses Reported Administered: 2,750,102

Total Doses Reported Initiated: 1,473,503

  • Percent initiated vaccination:
    • Overall: 63.56%
    • 18 years and older: 77.63%
    • 12 years and older: 72.51%
  • Total Doses Reported Completed: 1,228,005
  • Overall: 52.97%
    • 18 years and older: 65.38%
    • 12 years and older: 60.38%

Updated vaccination information to include newly eligible children between the ages of 5 and 11 will be included in the Health District’s Dashboard soon.

Additional vaccination information is available at www.snhd.info/covid-cases.

COVID-19 after Vaccination

As of November 10, the Health District has received reports of 12,125 fully vaccinated individuals testing positive for COVID-19. In Clark County, the current number of cases of COVID-19 in people who are fully vaccinated represents 108.4 cases out of every 10,000 fully vaccinated people. The Health District is reporting a total of 195 deaths that have occurred in fully vaccinated Clark County residents. This represents 1.7 deaths out of every 10,000 fully vaccinated people

The Health District’s reports regarding COVID-19 infections after vaccination are available at: www.snhd.info/covid-breakthrough.

Variants

Variants of the virus that cause COVID-19 are tracked by the Health District, throughout the United States and globally by public health organizations. The virus that causes COVID-19 is constantly changing, and the best way to reduce the spread and slow the emergence of new variants is to get vaccinated. More information about variants, including classifications and definitions, is available on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/variants/index.html.

The CDC continues to learn about COVID-19 variants and reports them as follows: Variants Being Monitored (VBM), which may include variants previously designated as Variants of Interest (VOI) or Variants of Concern (VOC), and Variants of High Consequence (VOHC).

As of November 10, the Health District is reporting the following variants being monitored (VBM) in Clark County:

Variant Being Monitored Count Percent
Alpha 946 59.9
Beta 9 0.6
Epsilon 227 14.4
Gamma 230 14.6
Eta 0 0.0
Iota 72 4.6
Kappa 0 0.0
Lambda 5 0.3
Mu 91 5.8
Total 1580 100.0

 

As of November 10, the Health District is reporting the following variants of concern (VOC) in Clark County:

 

Variant of Concern Count Percent
Delta 6433 97.9
Delta Plus 135 2.1
Total 6568 100.0

In the past 30 days, the Health District identified the following variants in Clark County:

Variant (Past 30 days) Count Percent
Alpha 0 0.0
Beta 0 0.0
Delta 132 97.8
Delta Plus 3 2.2
Epsilon 0 0.0
Gamma 0 0.0
Total 135 100

 

Clinic Locations

COVID-19 vaccine clinic hours at the Health District’s 280 S. Decatur Blvd. public health center are Tuesday through Thursday from 6:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Monday and Friday from 6:15 a.m. – 3 p.m. Expanded hours at the main public health center are Monday and Friday from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Health District clinics will be closed Thursday, November 25 (Thanksgiving Day), and Friday, November 26.

Health District and community clinics offering COVID-19 vaccines to the public are also available throughout Clark County. For a complete listing go to www.snhd.info/covid-vaccine. The website includes a feature that allows people to search for clinic listings by ZIP code.

The Southern Nevada Health District serves as the local public health authority for Clark County, Boulder City, Henderson, Las Vegas, Mesquite and North Las Vegas. The agency safeguards the public health of the community’s residents and visitors through innovative programs, regulations, and initiatives focused on protecting and promoting their health and well-being. More information about the Health District, its programs, services, and the regulatory oversight it provides is available at www.SNHD.info. Follow the Health District on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.