Coronavirus Update

Here’s the latest.



13733035_web1_copy_Sisolak-4.jpg Sisolak declares fiscal emergency
Gov. Steve Sisolak on Monday declared a state of fiscal emergency, which allows the government to access reserve funds to deal with budget deficits caused by the coronavirus-sparked business shutdown.

Clark County reports 12 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths
The 12 new cases was the lowest overnight increase reported since the early days of the outbreak of the disease in Nevada. State numbers also were well below average.

Caesars to phase in reopenings, releases health and safety plan
Caesars Entertainment Corp. on Monday announced it would phase in reopenings with a comprehensive safety and health plan with masked employees across its network of properties.

Venetian, Palazzo set for June reopening; staff virus testing begins
Las Vegas Sands Corp. plans to reopen its Las Vegas properties sometime in June and will continue to pay and offer benefits to its staff members until that time.

Closures, layoffs cloud future for some Las Vegas homebuyers
Las Vegas’ housing market is slowly chugging along, but many buyers have canceled amid skyrocketing job losses, and the sales pipeline has shrunk fast.

Class-action lawsuit filed in response to Nevada coronavirus shutdowns
A group of businesses owners, workers and one coronavirus patient have filed a class-action lawsuit in response to government shutdowns across Nevada.

Culinary union planning Las Vegas Strip car caravan
The Culinary union is planning a car caravan demonstration Tuesday on the Las Vegas Strip to call attention to its push for the public disclosure of casino reopening plans.

Website connects volunteers with those impacted by the coronavirus
United Way of Southern Nevada has launched Volunteer Connect, a new volunteer website.

Nellis AFB slightly eases restrictions imposed to halt coronavirus
The base remains under a public health emergency and is open only to uniformed members and their dependents, residents and essential personnel.

Las Vegas area restaurants continue to reopen
Honey Salt and Esther’s Kitchen plan to open to in-person dining on Friday; Olive Garden locations open.

Updated: 2020 Las Vegas conventions, shows that have rescheduled
Dozens of Las Vegas conventions postponed this spring because of the coronavirus pandemic. Here is an updated list for the rest of 2020 and into 2021.

Las Vegas nonprofit thrift store reopens
Dinosaurs & Roses on Charleston Boulevard not only helps families, but other nonprofits and health providers.


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