The first coronavirus antibody study in the state by public health officials shows that about 2.3 percent of adult residents in Washoe County have been infected.
Three more residents and a staff member at the Southern Nevada State Veterans Home in Boulder City have tested positive for COVID-19.
In an emergency petition, lawyers for a Las Vegas church have asked a federal judge to force Gov. Steve Sisolak to allow parishoners back into pews.
“Our numbers have gone up really quickly in a short amount of time, which means that the virus is moving,” said Dawna Brown, director of Pyramid Lake Tribal Health Clinic.
The head of the state’s COVID-19 Response, Relief and Recovery Task Force hopes Nevada can test at least 30,000 people a day by the end of this month.
Clark County recorded 137 additional COVID-19 cases and five additional deaths overnight, according to data posted early Monday by the Southern Nevada Health District.
New cases reported by the state and the Southern Nevada Health District were both well below the averages of the past week. Infection rates also have been creeping lower.
More Las Vegas Valley medical offices now offer telemedicine appointments, part of a nationwide trend that has seen an explosion in use of the technology.
Twenty assisted living and nursing facilities in Nevada have confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, according to a state report released this week.
New deaths from COVID-19 were reported in Clark County overnight, and the state death toll edged higher to 81, according to new data from local health agencies.