A newly formed public-private partnership will help Nevada “punch above our weight” when it comes to securing supplies needed to combat the spread of the new coronavirus, Jim Murren said Monday.
State government in talks with banks and others to provide assistance to Nevadans impacted by the economic upheaval the new coronavirus has inflicted on the state, he says.
The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) has implemented new measures to deal with “an unprecedented number of unemployment insurance claims.”
The number of confirmed cases in Clark County increased from 350 to 443 overnight, while the state reported an increase from 420 to 535 late Thursday
The latest deaths in Clark County included the state’s first young adult victim and the first person with no underlying medical conditions, health officials said Thursday.
The FDA allowed Nevada to become one of three states that are allowed to develop and evaluate tests for infection by the new coronavirus.
Two more people in Clark County have died of COVID-19, bringing the overall total in the county and in the state to six.
Gov. Steve Sisolak on Friday ordered a mandatory shutdown of most nonessential businesses in the state, his broadest action to date in response to spread of COVID-19 illness.
The statewide total was up from 86 cases as of late Wednesday.
Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles offices across the state are closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.