For the first time since March, the UFC and Top Rank Boxing have been permitted by the Nevada State Athletic Commission to host events in Las Vegas. Sam Gordon, Adam Hill, and Heidi Fang break down what to expect when the promotions return starting with the UFC event on May 30 at the UFC Apex.
Kim Santiago had only been a truck driver for six months when the coronavirus pandemic hit. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
As of May 27, there have been over 100,000 reported deaths related to COVID-19 in the U.S.The pandemic has infected over 1.7 million people in the country. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The hit musical ‘Hamilton’ was supposed to run from September through October at The Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
You had questions, and we’ve got the answers!Dr. Brian Labus, Epidemiologist with the UNLV School of Public Health and the governor’s medical advisory team, and RJ Health reporter Mary Hynes to answer viewer questions regarding COVID-19 in Nevada.
Viewer question questions this week:
1. GOV. SISOLAK CANCELS PRESSER FEARING COVID19 EXPOSURE,
OVERREACTION OR NECESSARY PRECAUTION?
2. WILL WE SEE A SECOND WAVE OF COVID-19 AS PHASE TWO BEGINS?
3. WHICH IS WORSE THE ANNUAL FLU OR COVID-19?
4. SHOULD EVERYONE GET TESTED FOR COVID-19
EVEN WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE SYMPTOMS?
The state Gaming Control Board is preparing to accommodate tourists who show up in Las Vegas, show signs of being infected and are turned away by resorts. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)