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.
A plan for distance learning in the Clark County School District has been approved by Nevada’s state superintendent of public instruction.
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
Benefits will be extended for Nevadans currently enrolled in Medicaid or food assistance programs, the Nevada Division of Welfare and Supportive Services announced on Monday.
Questions emerged as to whether the amount of aid to states, cities and hospitals was enough to keep up with skyrocketing cases of infections and deaths.
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.
Candidates for office have had to quickly rewrite campaign plans in light of measures taken to slow the spread of the coronavirus in Nevada.
The Brady PAC, an affiliate of a gun control group named for former White House press secretary James Brady, has endorsed and donated to Nevada Reps. Steven Horsford and Susie Lee.
The FDA allowed Nevada to become one of three states that are allowed to develop and evaluate tests for infection by the new coronavirus.