Coronavirus Update

Here’s the latest.



siZpEDPX-1920.jpg Las Vegas police target nonessential businesses that remain open
Las Vegas police have issued seven suspensions and four citations since Friday, when Gov. Steve Sisolak ordered a mandatory shutdown of most nonessential businesses.

2 new COVID-19 deaths in Clark County as state case total hits 263
Two more patients in Clark County with COVID-19 have died, bringing the total number of deaths in the state and in Nevada’s most populous county to four.

UNLV Medicine offers in-car coronavirus tests by appointment
A UNLV Medicine spokesman said those interested in being tested can call 702-583-4408 between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday to set up an appointment.

Las Vegas company wants to mass-produce masks but needs supplies
Window covering company Polar Shades says it can mass-produce the type of masks and gowns first responders and health care workers need. It just needs the materials.

Senator offers to grocery shop for senior quarantined family
Carol Patton called into Sen. Scott Hammond’s town hall to push for intervention against hoarding by shoppers.

2 blood drives starting Tuesday seek to replenish supply in Southern Nevada
Blood drive cancellations are at an all-time high in the valley, creating a severe blood shortage that Community Ambulance events aim to cut.

Las Vegas restaurants fill grocery orders for thankful shoppers
Several neighborhood eateries, diversifying their offerings as the mandate against sit-down dining goes on, are selling meat, cheese and eggs to customers.

Henderson couple stuck in Galapagos make it back to US
“People step up in times of need,” one says of their stressful journey home from the islands off the west coast of South America.

Nevada jobs to be among hardest hit by coronavirus, study finds
All told, hundreds of thousands of Nevadans work in industries now rocked by sweeping closures – and that doesn’t account for all the people in other sectors that feed off them.


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