Coronavirus Update

Here’s the latest.



13777402_web1_STRIP21.jpg Nevada casinos could open for business June 4, Sisolak says
Gov. Steve Sisolak plans a Tuesday news conference to announce Phase 2 of Nevada’s reopening, which may include casinos reopening on June 4.

In Nevada, coronavirus is killing more men
More women are infected with the virus. Doctors and scientists are looking at the biological and behavioral differences to find out why.

Sisolak: Face coverings not mandated to avoid rebellion
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak said Friday that he hasn’t forced people to wear a face covering in hopes that more people would end up doing so voluntarily.

Clark County records 81 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths
Clark County recorded 81 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths over the preceding day, according to data posted Friday.

Lake Mead expects busy Memorial Day weekend amid pandemic
People visiting Lake Mead’s beach areas are being asked to stay at least 10 feet from other groups and to not gather in groups larger than 10.

Nevada gig workers can file continued claims beginning Saturday, agency says
Heather Korbulic, the director of the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, said the payment system is slated to go live Saturday morning.

Social distancing will be issue when classes resume, Sisolak says
The resumption of school in August may vary across Nevada, Gov. Steve Sisolak says, as solutions like social distancing will likely not be possible in Clark County schools.

Faith Lutheran grads get to take spin at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
During the Friday night ceremony, graduating seniors received their diplomas in their cars, then took an approximately 1-mile “victory lap” around the speedway.

Nevada’s unemployment rate in April near 30 percent
Nevada’s unemployment rate reached 28.2 percent in April, according to the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation.

Flags in Nevada, US at half-staff to honor COVID-19 victims
Gov. Steve Sisolak ordered the flags of the United States and the State of Nevada to be flown at half-staff at the state Capitol and state public buildings and grounds until sunset on Sunday.

Trump deems churches ‘essential’
President Donald Trump on Friday announced new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines that would allow church services to resume.

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