Coronavirus Update

Here’s the latest.


14193368_web1_LABOR-DAY-VISITORS-090520_es_003.jpg Nevada’s COVID-19 numbers edge higher, with 288 new cases, 17 deaths
New data from the Department of Health and Human Services raises the state case total to 72,546 and pushes the death toll to 1,429.

Clark bars stay closed, COVID task force rules
Bars in Washoe and Nye counties will reopen next week, but bars in Clark County will remain closed, the state’s COVID-19 task force ruled Thursday.

Trump denies Nevada’s National Guard fund request
President Donald Trump rejected Nevada’s request for the federal government to fully fund the cost of deploying the National Guard to help the state’s coronavirus response.

Some Nevada jobless to get 6 more weeks of federal jobless pay
As Nevada awaits approval for the federal $300-a-week unemployment benefit application, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Thursday it will double the three weeks pay initially guaranteed to jobless Americans.

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.

Not so fast: Officials say Las Vegas restaurants can’t reopen bars
Owners, managers across the valley say a state task force directive about whether they could or couldn’t reopen bar areas on Wednesday was worded in a confusing manner.

Health district to report cases of COVID-19-related syndrome in kids
The Southern Nevada Health District will begin publicly reporting data on a mysterious syndrome related to COVID-19 that has stricken at least eight children in Clark County.

Here’s how to help us tell more stories about the state’s COVID victims
Public agencies have refused to identify most who died of COVID-19 in Nevada. The Review-Journal continues to memorialize lives lost — you can help us.

Three Square food bank celebrates opening of new campus
Three Square’s east campus will house its senior hunger programs and an upgraded call center, as well as additional warehouse space.

CCSD gets waiver to resume distributing free meals to all students
The Clark County School District will again offer free meals to all children after receiving a long-sought waiver from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to extend the program.

Linq Hotel on Las Vegas Strip will reopen Thursday
The Linq Hotel, gateway to The Linq Promenade and the High Roller observation wheel, and several other amenities will reopen after a lengthy panedmic closure.

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