Nevada on Friday reported 501 new cases of the coronavirus and 18 more fatalities, according to state data, pushing the infection rate slightly higher.
Southern Nevada faces a $342 million annual shortfall to effectively tackle a homelessness crisis that regional officials continue to fear will be worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.
It’s the first time health officials revealed hard numbers about what role Nevada’s tourism industry could be playing in the state’s outbreak.
Figures posted by the Department of Health and Human Services raised the case total for the state to 74,595, while fatalities increased the death toll to 1,506.
New cases were well below the daily average of nearly 277 for the preceding week, while fatalities were slightly below the daily average of nearly 13 for the period.
The official count of students impacts the district’s per-pupil funding allocation, and will be translated to the school level as the budgeting process begins this week.
Clark County expects to assist as many as 15,000 households struggling with housing payments due to the coronavirus pandemic, using $50 million in federal relief dollars either earmarked by commissioners or provided by the state.
The mother of a 14-year-old boy struck and killed by a car as he crossed a southeastern Las Vegas thoroughfare in April has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Clark County over an out-of-service crosswalk.
Task Force Initiative for Educator’s Safety and Screening (T.I.E.S.) is a free COVID-19 testing and monitoring program announced Monday by the Nevada Department of Education.
More than a month after Clark County adopted an emergency ordinance capping fees, one of the big delivery apps is not honoring the spirit of the ordinance that is in place.
Clark County Registrar of Voters Joe Gloria is hosting a virtual town hall on Facebook at 6 p.m. Thursday to provide information to the public and answer questions about the Nov. 3 general election.
After the Alpine Motel Apartments fire, the city will vote for proactive reforms for stricter enforcement of older buildings with code violations to avoid loss of life from fires.
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Sunday praised Southern Nevada for progress it has made against COVID-19, while stressing the community will need to remain vigilant to reopen safely and return to greater normalcy.