Coronavirus Update

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

STAY INFORMED TO STAY HEALTHY

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The figures may be somewhat inflated due to a reporting backlog that typically occurs over weekends.

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Plan surfaces for reopening Clark County schools
A plan to reopen Clark County schools has emerged, with students attending class two days a week and learning online outside of school for three days a week.

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UNR student sues higher ed system over COVID-19 shutdown
Kelsie Ballas filed the complaint against the Nevada System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents on June 17 in Washoe County District Court.

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2 Henderson police officers test positive for COVID-19
Two training officers at the Henderson Police Department tested positive for COVID-19 this week, the department said.

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Las Vegas’ unemployment rate 29 percent in May
Las Vegas’ unemployment rate dipped last month as locals went back to work following the pandemic-sparked shutdowns.

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Updated: Who’s hiring in the Las Vegas area? Here’s a list.
McDonald’s plans to hire more than 1,100 employees this summer as it welcomes customers back. Here’s an ongoing list of hiring in the Las Vegas area.

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Survey shows big reluctance to travel with coronavirus ablaze
A report issued by San Francisco-based Destination Analysts that surveys prospective visitors attitudes toward travel found the economic toll on tourism resulting from the coronavirus outbreak is not pretty.

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Caesars properties offer incentives to get people to wear masks
Over the weekend, 375 Caesars customers received $20 in free slot machine play if they were wearing facial coverings and were Caesars Rewards loyalty card holders.

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Sisolak considering ‘enhanced’ mask policy in Nevada
Gov. Steve Sisolak has asked his COVID-19 medical advisers to review “enhanced face covering policies” for Nevadans, as the state Friday reported its highest daily increase in cases of the disease.

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Guidance from agencies on mask-wearing not cut-and-dried
Should everyone be wearing a mask in public to curb the spread of the coronavirus? Turns out neither the science nor the guidance on masks is not clear-cut.

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Culinary union: Masks only at tables games not enough for worker safety
According to the union, the update is great for dealers but falls short of protecting other hotel-casino employees.

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Volunteers answer call to bolster Nevada’s health care system
The Battle Born Medical Corps is a statewide registry of health care and medical professionals who can augment professionals during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Bellagio’s plexiglass not in cards for all poker rooms
The Bellagio is the only room in Las Vegas with six-handed games because it has installed plexiglass dividers between players.

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Coronavirus impact on Nevada: a data guide
How is coronavirus impacting Nevada? The Review-Journal is charting the state’s coronavirus cases, recoveries and deaths and you’ll find the latest data from the state and your county.

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