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Nevada COVID-19 Death Toll Nearly Doubles In 3 Days To 26

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Coronavirus deaths in Nevada have nearly doubled over the past three days and more than quadrupled the past week to a total of 26.

Confirmed cases statewide have more than tripled from about 300 a week ago to more than 1,100. The eight new deaths confirmed from Monday to Tuesday are twice as many as the previous single-day increase, when four each were reported March 26 and March 28. 

Deaths attributed to the virus totaled six statewide on March 25, and 14 on March 28. Of the 26 deaths statewide, 23 have been in Clark County and three in Washoe County.