Coronavirus Update

Here’s the latest.


14129356_web1_CV-GUARD-NURSING-HOMES-APR24-2016.jpg COVID-19 cases climb again in Nevada nursing homes as testing lags
Nevada identified long-term care facilities as a cause for concern early in the COVID outbreak, but that initial burst of resolve to protect residents and staff has faltered.

Nevada adds 405 new COVID-19 cases, 8 additional deaths
Data posted on the state’s website raised the case total for the state to 69,633 and raised the death toll to 1,313.

Clark County’s COVID-19 testing ‘blitz’ gets off to a solid start
The “Stop, Swab and Go” drive runs through Sept. 18 at four locations: Fiesta Henderson, Texas Station, Sam Boyd Stadium and in the city of Mesquite.

Sisolak extends Nevada residential eviction moratorium
Gov. Steve Sisolak on Monday announced a 45-day extension of the moratorium on evictions, one day before the current moratorium was set to expire.

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.

Las Vegas business owners, performers complain of COVID enforcement
In a pandemic, the Entertainment Capital of the World is a tough room. Las Vegas businesses that stage music along with food and drink are learning this the hard way.

Car caravan protest meant to spur next federal relief package
The car caravan will protest the Senate’s delay in providing relief for those facing residential evictions.

Working parents who home-school might not be eligible for paid leave
Parents who opt out of in-person instruction for their kids will not be eligible for paid leave, the Department of Labor said.

UNLV reports 3 additional COVID-19 cases over weekend
The university has reported seven cases since fall semester classes began Aug. 24.

Local paramedic released from hospital after 4-month COVID-19 ordeal
John Foster, 60, who was unconscious for half of his time in the hospital, said there were times he wasn’t sure if he would survive the disease.

Parents group protests CCSD’s use of distance education
The protest, organized by Nevada nonprofit Power2Parent, took place outside the Clark County School District’s Administrative Center on West Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas private school’s pandemic perk: On-site COVID-19 testing
The Meadows School in Summerlin, which reopened Aug. 17 with in-person classes, is paying University Medical Center to provide testing twice a week for students and employees.

Wynn Las Vegas offers distance learning program to working parents
Wynn Las Vegas is offering to pay for supervised virtual learning for school-aged children of workers.

How to carve out a place for your child to attend school at home
A Las Vegas designer offers tips for parents trying to carve out space for learning in their homes.

Las Vegas traffic falls 19 percent during pandemic
Traffic on Las Vegas Valley freeways is still lagging behind last year’s rates as the coronavirus pandemic still has its grips on the region.

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