Coronavirus Update

Here’s the latest.


13681706_web1_CV-CASINO-DIVIDERS-APR28-20_042820kc_006.jpg Las Vegas firm creates safety shields for use at casino slots, tables
When casino properties reopen in Nevada following the coronavirus-related state shutdown, safety will be a main focus for gaming operators.

Sisolak to reveal ‘Roadmap to Recovery’ for Nevada on Thursday
Gov. Steve Sisolak said he plans to announce a “Roadmap to Recovery” plan on Thursday, the final day of his declaration of emergency related to the coronavirus.

Clark County reports 76 new COVID-19 cases, 12 more deaths
But the 115 new cases reported by the state and the 76 new cases in the county were below the averages seen over the past week.

Nearly 1 in 3 CCSD students unreachable during distance learning
Nearly a third of the Clark County School District’s 325,081 students could not be contacted the week after spring break, new data sent to the Nevada Department of Education shows.


Nevada unemployment office’s silence frustrates cash-strapped claimants
A lack of transparency and mixed messages from the unemployment office have left many claimants like local hairstylist Carmen LaBrake with more questions than answers.

Venetian to have EMTs, thermal cameras upon reopening
Las Vegas Sands Corp., which operates the hotel-casino, announced updated protocols Tuesday for when its Las Vegas properties reopen, sometime after May 31.

Nevada Police Union says state has ‘no plan to keep officers safe’
The Nevada Police Union, formerly the Nevada Highway Patrol Association, filed a complaint Thursday with the state-run Employee-Management Relations Board.

CCSD meal sites popularity grows; nearly 38K served some days
As of Monday, the school district has served nearly 1.8 million meals since the governor closed schools in mid-March, it says.

4 more workers at Allegiant Stadium project infected by COVID-19
There have now been seven confirmed positive cases of the coronavirus at the Allegiant Stadium project site, according to the joint venture leading the stadium’s construction.

Coronavirus victims in Nevada: Help us tell their stories
Officials are not releasing the names of the people who have died fighting COVID-19. Here’s how you can help tell their stories.

County launches socially distanced driveway dance parties
A Dance Mobile van, complete with a DJ and public address system, is ready to roll into local neighborhoods.

Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy being treated for COVID-19
Roy Horn has been “responding well to treatment,” and the duo “wish to send positive wishes to everyone impacted by the pandemic.”


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