Coronavirus Update

Here’s the latest.


Trump_Virus_Outbreak.jpg Trump lays out plan to contain coronavirus, ease financial fallout
President Donald Trump announced Wednesday night he is cutting off some travel and moving to ease the economic cost of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.

What’s canceled or changed due to coronavirus? Updated for conventions, shows, sports
Latest: Trump cancels visit, Pac-12 tournament closedto public. Coronavirus concerns are causing conferences, shows and sports events in Las Vegas to cancel or change. Our list.

Nevada receives $6.5M to boost coronavirus response efforts
The funding is part of an emergency $560 million allocation to local government entities, the federal Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday.

Nevada colleges could go remote due to coronavirus fears
“The health and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff — especially those who are at greater risk — are at the forefront of our decision making and planning,” UNLV’s acting President Marta Meana said.

Trump cancels Las Vegas trip because of ‘coronavirus outbreak’
President Donald Trump canceled planned travel to Las Vegas ‘out of an abundance of caution’ amid virus outbreak.

Clark County officials discuss coronavirus prevention among homeless
Preventing COVID-19 is key in preventing the illness from spreading among the homeless are more susceptible to contracting the illness and can’t self-quarantine at home.

Person linked to Las Vegas charter school under self-quarantine
The person is asymptomatic, and there has been no direct exposure to Odyssey students, staff or families, the school said.

Nevada AG warns of coronavirus-related scams, fake cures
Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford is warning the public to be wary of scammers preying on the fears surrounding the coronavirus outbreak to exploit consumers.

UNLV, UNR to play spring sports without fans
UNLV will not allow fans for its spring sports events for the rest of the season, according to a joint statement with UNR on Wednesday.

NHL delays decision until Thursday whether to suspend season
The NHL delayed its decision whether to suspend its season due to the coronavirus pandemic and will announce its plans Thursday.

Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas to close to public
The Pac-12 announced Wednesday night it was closing the rest of its conference tournament to spectators because of concerns about the spreading coronavirus.

NBA suspends season after Gobert tests positive for coronavirus
The NBA has suspended its season “until further notice” after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus


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