Fourth Carson death as coronavirus results released by ZIP Code |

Fourth Carson death as coronavirus results released by ZIP Code

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Most of Douglas County's cases have been in the 30-40 age range. Carson City Heath and Human Services

A Carson City man in his 60s became the fourth person in the capital to have died from the coronavirus, health officials announced on Friday.

Carson City Health and Human Services said it was unknown whether the man had an underlying health conditions.

Two more Carson City residents joined the numbers of the ill on Friday, including a man in his 60s and a woman in her 30s. Douglas County is down to two active cases and 24 recoveries, according to the Carson agency that serves as public health officer for Douglas, Lyon and Storey counties. Five patients remain hospitalized.

For the first time since coronavirus numbers have been released, results based on ZIP Code are coming out.

Most of the Douglas County coronavirus cases, 11, have been from the Minden ZIP Code. Four have been listed in Gardnerville, three in the Ranchos, four in the far north county, two in Zephyr Cove and two in Stateline.

Because ZIP Codes don’t match county boundaries it’s possible that some cases are counted in a ZIP Code but not a county.

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