Coronavirus Update

Here’s the latest.



13725724_web1_copy_CV-ORLEANS__002.jpg Drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Las Vegas expands to 7 days a week
An appointment-only, drive-thru COVID-19 testing program at The Orleans is expanding to seven days a week, Clark County and University Medical Center announced Friday.

Some restaurants have announced reopening dates
The Blind Pig, 7th & Carson and Gaetano’s Ristorante are among the restaurants that have announced when they will reopen.

Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy dies at 75
Roy Horn, of the groundbreaking Las Vegas entertainment team Siegfried Roy, has died of complications from coronavirus.

State to begin COVID-19 antibody testing in Nevada this month
Testing of front-line health care workers, first responders and the general public will begin in Northern Nevada. Southern Nevada is expected to begin testing in June.


Henderson starts child care program to help parents going back to work
Battle Born Kids is a Henderson program that was created in response to the easing of restrictions on businesses, which allows parents to get back to work.

Clark County sees lowest overnight jump in COVID-19 cases in 6 weeks
The Southern Nevada Health District recorded 43 new COVID-19 cases in the county and eight additional deaths in the past day, according to data posted Friday.

Henderson plasma drive seeks donors who have recovered from COVID-19
Vitalant, a nonprofit community blood provider, will collect plasma from those who have recovered to help people critically ill with the respiratory illness caused by the new coronavirus.

Nevada business owners must make quick decision on reopening
Phase One of the state’s so-called reopening begins at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, following Gov. Steve Sisolak’s Thursday declaration.

Need TP? Las Vegas database may be able to help
TP Finder, by Deep Space Program, is a crowdsourced platform where anyone can view or report sightings of toilet paper in nearby grocery and convenience stores.

Take two: Las Vegas Drive-In reopening Saturday
The theater reopened April 23, only to close again the next day.

Restaurants’ sudden green light to reopen catches many by surprise
Eateries that have been closed for dining can reopen Saturday, but logistical challenges make that difficult for some.


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