Nearly 300 Douglas County residents were vaccinated on Thursday and Carson City Health and Human Services will be back on Dec. 30 for another coronavirus clinic.
So far, 25,730 Douglas residents have been vaccinated. That amounts to 54.2 percent of the population, 5 or older of the county.
Another 28,617 have initiated the two-dose process.
The next clinic is set for 3-5:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.
Vaccines are available on a walk-in basis for first, second and even third doses for the immunocompromised. A vaccination card is required for a second, third or booster shot.
One death attributed to the virus was reported on Thursday by the public health agency which serves Douglas, bringing the total to 73 since August 2020.
Douglas had 48 new cases and 84 recoveries over the previous week, bring the total active cases to 1,049, or just over 20 percent of the total 5,117 cases since the virus arrived in the county in March 2020.
Douglas County’s case rate remains at four new cases a day, with a 7.2 percent positivity rate.
Across the four counties covered by the health agency, 15 percent of those vaccinated since Feb. 1 have tested positive for the virus. For more information, visit www.gethealthycarson.org or call 775-434-1988 Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The line is closed from noon to 1 p.m. for lunch.
A case involving the new variant of the coronavirus has been reported in neighboring El Dorado County.