The state expects to receive vaccine doses from Pfizer Inc. and Moderna Inc., the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday.
State data posted Friday also shows that more than 1 million people in Nevada have now been tested for the new coronavirus.
Nevada on Thursday reported 48 coronavirus deaths, the most recorded in a single day since the pandemic began, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.
There were 35 new coronavirus deaths reported on Wednesday, the most since the record 38 deaths were recorded more than three months ago.
The announcement sets the stage for the biggest vaccination campaign in British history and came just ahead of what experts are warning will be a long, dark winter.
The new guidance was presented Tuesday at a White House coronavirus task force meeting for final approval.
The new figures brought the cumulative total of cases in the state to 154,867 and the death toll to 2,166., state officials reported Tuesday.
A Reno ER physician on Tuesday refuted President Donald Trump’s claim that a photograph the doctor tweeted and remarks he made about treating dying coroanvirus patients were “fake.”
Health care workers and nursing home residents should be at the front of the line when the first coronavirus vaccine shots become available, an influential government advisory panel said in Tuesday.
Because it can be 14 days before a person exposed to the virus becomes ill, it will be a couple of weeks before any spike occurs associated with holiday gatherings.