Coronavirus Update

Here’s the latest.



13764678_web1_CV-BUFFETS-MAR10-20_031020kc_002.jpg Buffets in Las Vegas casinos might have had their day
Robert Lang, director of UNLV’s Brookings Mountain West research institute, indicated that Las Vegas may have outgrown its buffets.

Just 1.5% test positive for COVID-19 at Las Vegas drive-thru site
The rate of positives from the Orleans site where anyone can be tested is much lower than the overall state rate of about 8 percent.

How to report health, safety issues on reopened Nevada businesses
Have questions about reopening? Want to report a violation?

MGM, Caesars, Boyd to begin testing employees for coronavirus Thursday
Three major casino companies will begin testing their Las Vegas employees Thursday for COVID-19 before they return to work.

Clark County sees 73 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths as testing surges
Clark County recorded 73 new COVID-19 cases and eight additional deaths as the state reported a one-day record of tests for the disease caused by the new coronavirus.

Parents fear coronavirus put CCSD special ed students in deep hole
Many students didn’t receive their individualized education plans after schools were closed, which could mean a big backlog for the already strained program in the fall.

Pool’s out? Las Vegas pools, water parks await OK to open
With the warm weather already upon us, acquatic facilities eager to welcome guests with new safety guidelines in place.

Jobless gig workers face familiar problems filing claims
Nevada’s jobless gig workers contacting a call center are hitting the same wall as those who filed for traditional benefits in March.

Las Vegas Strip casinos will miss Memorial Day crowds this year
After weeks of targeting Memorial Day weekend for their reopening, various Las Vegas resorts have pushed back their initial booking date.

Venetian on Las Vegas Strip expected to reopen in June
After weeks of not allowing bookings on its website, the company is accepting reservations for The Venetian beginning June 1.

UNLV graduating athletes honored with 5-hour, 138-mile caravan
A car caravan honored UNLV athletes who earned their degrees on Saturday.

Updated: Who’s hiring in the Las Vegas area? Here’s a list.
The U.S. Postal Service is hiring for multiple positions.

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