Active COVID cases in Washoe County reach highest point since start of pandemic

Active cases of COVID-19 in Washoe County have surpassed 9,200, that’s the most since the start of the pandemic in March. The health district reported neatly 300 new cases and 216 recoveries. The area also saw four new COVID deaths Sunday for a total of 274. One death from last week included a teenaged girl who had underlying health conditions. She’s the second teen in Washoe County to succumb to the virus.