The judge deciding a legal challenge by Clark County bar owners seeking to reverse Gov. Steve Sisolak’s order closing their businesses to fight the spread of COVID-19 promised a quick ruling Thursday after a 90-minute hearing.
The fatalities surpassed the 29 reported on July 31 and on Friday to set a mark for the biggest single-day increase in the death toll since the outbreak began.
Gov. Steve Sisolak is trying to reach President Donald Trump to request full reimbursement for National Guard troops called out to help with coronavirus relief, after the president cut funds by 25 percent.
Appointments are still required for the majority of transactions, and motorists can book the new appointment times by the end of the week.
New cases were well below the daily average of 763 for the preceding week, while fatalities were slightly below the daily average of 17 over the period.
Mark Menezes was overwhelmingly confirmed by the U.S. Senate to the No. 2 job at the Energy Department, despite opposition from Nevada’s U.S. senators.
Republicans who object to a change in election law made by the legislative special session have threatened to sue, but Democrats maintain they are trying to ensure safe voting.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday continued his verbal war against a new Nevada vote-by-mail bill, and Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany cited a Review-Journal story as a reason.
New cases posted by the Department of Health and Human Services pushed the case total for the state to 52,179 and the fatalities increased the death toll to 862.
Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Monday a “long-term strategy for mitigating the spread of COVID-19 in Nevada through a targeted approach — all centered back to our original goal of making our response state managed and locally executed.’
The state Senate approved a controversial election bill that will see elections conducted during a state of emergency mostly by mail, over the objections of all the chamber’s Republicans.
Though The Heights of Summerlin is licensed as a skilled care nursing home, a new report and RJ interviews with current and former staff and patients paint a different picture — both before and after the coronavirus hit.