Coronavirus Update

Here’s the latest.



KHQPNqZv-1920.jpg Drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in Las Vegas opens to all comers
Diagnostic testing for the disease caused by the new coronavirus is available for two days this week at the Orleans casino to anyone who wants it.

Murren hopes to see 30K Nevadans tested per day for coronavirus
The head of the state’s COVID-19 Response, Relief and Recovery Task Force hopes Nevada can test at least 30,000 people a day by the end of this month.

Clark County sees 137 new COVID-19 cases, 5 additional deaths
Clark County recorded 137 additional COVID-19 cases and five additional deaths overnight, according to data posted early Monday by the Southern Nevada Health District.

Nevada colleges planning for return to classroom by fall
Nevada’s colleges and universities are planning to resume in-person classes as early as this summer, according to a news release Monday.


The Venetian, Las Vegas Sands help feed homeless
Republic Services waste collection firm helps feed its frontline workers.

More than 1,000 students thank teachers with a parade
Teachers and staff at Legacy Traditional School’s southwest campus were treated to a parade Monday.

RTC bike share usage nearly doubles in April amid shutdown
Ridership jumped 97 percent in April, going from 3,039 rides in April 2019 to 5,591 last month, according to David Swallow, the commission’s deputy CEO.

‘Age of Chivalry’ Renaissance Festival canceled in Las Vegas
The long-running festival scheduled at Sunset Park in October has been canceled because of “uncertainty” over the coronavirus pandemic and event-associated costs.

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.

Zak Bagans quarantined for ‘Ghost Adventures’ miniseries
Zak Bagans and his “Ghost Adventures” co-stars are locking themselves down in his Haunted Museum for 14 days.

Smith’s providing free coronavirus tests for employees
Supermarket’s parent company offers free COVID-19 testing, based on symptoms and medical need, with a mix of self-testing kits and drive-through testing sites.

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