Nevada COVID-19 Update– As of Monday, October 11, the Delta surge continues to recede across Nevada, with all key COVID-19 metrics declining. Rural hospitalizations remain near their peak, and Nevada is still averaging 5 times more cases than in June. Nevada’s statewide test positivity fell to 8%, the lowest since early July. Southern and Northern Nevada have 7% test positivity rates, while rural Nevada is at 14%. Cases are also declining in Nevada’s schools. The number of new COVID cases reported among staff and students has decreased by 22% over the past two weeks. Nevada’s COVID-19 Vaccination Playbook Brief was updated recently to incorporate the recommendations provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on booster shots for those who received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Similar Playbook updates will be made and released as new information on boosters and vaccines for children is received by the federal government. Full Covid-19 data is provided in a dashboard on the home page of the Nevada Health Response website.