Coronavirus Update

Here’s the latest.



13520527_web1_GettyImages-1201066812.jpg 7 new COVID-19 cases reported in Clark County
The Southern Nevada Health District reported seven new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, boosting the number in Clark County to 42.

The Venetian, Palazzo closing until at least April 1; no layoffs or furloughs
Las Vegas Sands Corp. employees will be paid while Strip resorts are closed, and the closure “will not impact health care eligibility,” according to a company statement.

What’s canceled or closed due to coronavirus? Updated for shows, schools, business, sports
Latest list: Libraries closing. Some restaurants close temporarily. Find more changes here.

Guests checking out of MGM, Wynn resorts on Strip ahead of shutdowns
Guests at MGM properties and Wynn Las Vegas on the Las Vegas Strip were checking out early Tuesday, hours before the scheduled closures of the resorts for several weeks.

Nevada leaders are asked to halt evictions, homeless camping bans
A coalition of local advocacy organizations is calling for a statewide moratorium on evictions, sweeps on homeless during the coronavirus outbreak.

Police urge online, telephone report filing whenever possible
In response to mounting concerns over public exposure to COVID-19, Metro police are urging citizens to use online services  or telephone reporting, where it applies.

Social distancing causes line outside Las Vegas courthouse
Efforts to enforce social distancing slowed entrance to the Regional Justice Center on Tuesday, despite a monthlong suspension of jury trials.

Henderson couple stuck on cruise ship off coast of Chile
The family was aware of the coronavirus concerns before they boarded the ship, but decided not to cancel the trip because it planned for a while and they didn’t think it would be a problem.


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