Coronavirus Update

Here’s the latest.



ppQ4I9aD-1280.jpg Parks, pools, rec facilities in Southern Nevada reopening Friday
Local governments have announced reopening plans for parks and recreation facilities starting Friday as the state enters Phase Two of efforts to return to normal amid the coronavirus pandemic.

State could see $16 million in coronavirus costs through September, panel told
Health insurance claims for 47,000 state employees stemming from COVID-19 illness could cost the state more than $16 million through September.

Nurses at Las Vegas hospital hold protest
Nurses at a hospital in Las Vegas held a protest Thursday morning over what they say are planned layoffs and pay cuts by the hospital’s owner.

Clark County reports 65 new cases of COVID-19, 7 deaths
Clark County recorded 65 new COVID-19 cases and seven additional deaths from the disease caused by the new coronavirus, according to data posted Thursday.

Some Nevada hospitals resume patient visitations with restrictions
Some Nevada hospitals on Thursday resumed patient visitation with new safety measures in place, the state hospital association said.

UNLV aims for 50-50 mix of in-person, remote classes in fall
UNLV will notify students by early July via the MyUNLV online portal which classes will be offered in-person or remotely, the university said Thursday.

‘Le Reve’ cast, crew at Wynn Las Vegas furloughed
Wynn entertainment director Rick Gray informed members of the production Thursday morning that they would be furloughed.

Help us tell the stories of those who died from coronavirus
The Las Vegas Review-Journal is still working to recognize each person in our community who has died from the coronavirus.

UMC hospital begins testing all patients for COVID-19
The Clark County-run medical center in Las Vegas says it is the only hospital in Nevada to test all admitted patients for COVID-19.

Nellis Air Force Base moves to Phase 3 of reopening plan
The base will enter the third phase of its reopening on Monday, allowing all personnel to return to work on base.

Lawrence Weekly to host town hall on small businesses reopening
Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly on Monday is hosting a Facebook town hall to answer questions that businesses might have as they set to reopen.

Judge rejects restraining order in chloroquine regulation lawsuit
A Washoe County judge has rejected the Nevada Osteopathic Medical Association’s request for a temporary restraining order against Gov. Steve Sisolak’s emergency regulation.

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