The report by the Southern Nevada Health District came the morning after the state recorded a dozen new deaths, a number that likely included most of the county cases.
The Pentagon said all individuals on military installations are required to wear the masks or face coverings if they can’t maintain at least 6 feet of social distancing.
Since Nevada reported its first cases of COVID-19 on March 5, a series of emergency measures has brought the economy to a near halt and transformed life in the Silver State.
The declaration allows the state to “unlock additional federal assistance programs for Nevadans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic,” Sisolak said in a statement posted Saturday on Twitter.
The Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation is chipping away at its unemployment insurance trust fund balance.
Anticipating a significant strain on state budgets caused by the new coronavirus, Gov. Steve Sisolak is telling state agencies to start planning for significant cuts.
In a joint statement, two Nevada agencies claim President Donald Trump’s rollback of Obama-era clean car standards undermines public health and will cost more at the pump.
The new report came after the state reported the number of COVID-19 cases in Nevada topped 1,500 on Friday — the lowest overnight increase in 10 days, according to state data.
The task force headed by former MGM CEO Jim Murren has obtained hundreds of thousands of masks and 1 million pairs of gloves and more badly needed equipment is on the way.
Six more people in Clark County have died from COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 38, the Southern Nevada Health District reported Thursday.