Abbie Purney’s father, 81-year-old retired pharmacist Gerry Mandel, died of coronavirus in late March. She says communication with the hospital during his stay was extremely challenging. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Renee Summerour and RJ reporter Colton Lochhead discuss the takeaways from Gov. Steve Sisolak’s “Road to Recovery Plan,” when will it start and for how long. (Renee Summerour/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Most Nevada businesses will reopen by May 15 in phase 1 of the recovery. Casinos will remain closed, along with other venues where large crowds may congregate. (Governor’s Office/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Sisolak unveils plan to reopen Nevada
Allegiant Air team members donated a van full food and drinks to the Vegas Community Pantry that was founded as a resource for Las Vegans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The head of MGM Resorts International isn’t sure when he’ll be able to open properties in Las Vegas, but said Thursday that New York-New York and Bellagio will likely be the first to open their doors. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Allegiant Air donated food items to the Vegas Community Pantry in Las Vegas. The snack and drinks are commissary items that Allegiant planned to serve to passengers who were flying to Las Vegas for March Madness. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Windy conditions helped spread a fire in a Henderson backyard to another neighborhood structure Thursday afternoon.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported Thursday that convention attendance fell 54.8 percent to 249,800. March normally is one of the city’s strongest months for conventions and trade shows.
On Thursday, the Las Vegas-based casino operator reported revenue plummeted 29 percent compared to the year prior, bringing in $2.3 billion between January and March.