More than 100 UNLV students have tested positive after being on campus, according to data from the Nevada System of Higher Education, which posts coronavirus data weekly.
Michael Scott Davidson is an investigative reporter at the Review-Journal. The University of Florida graduate has written about issues including evictions, police brutality, government lobbying and lavish public benefits.
The seven-day average of new cases rose to 559 on Monday. Nevada’s COVID-19 response director said he expects to see an increase in deaths by mid-November.
Health agencies say disease investigation reports have “limited, if any value” to the public. Outside experts question the decision.
The country club was fined $2,000 after the venue hosted an event Monday night attended by several members of the Raiders.
A handful of Raiders players, including Derek Carr, can be seen mingling with attendees of a gala event without wearing masks.
The only location other than casinos to crack the top of the list was the Clark County Detention Center, which tests all inmates. It ranked fourth overall.
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.
New state data and company figures from Wynn Resorts and Las Vegas Sands don’t provide insight into what role Nevada’s resort industry is playing in the spread of the coronavirus, experts say.
City council members unanimously adopted reforms calling for stricter enforcement against neglected apartments and extended-stay hotels after the deadly Alpine fire.
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.
Nevada’s first reported case of the coronavirus was March 5. In the months that have passed, the state has seen a drop in its seven-day average of new cases and hospitalizations are down.
Health officials for months have declined to identify specific spreading events or case clusters in Southern Nevada beyond nursing homes and other licensed facilities.
The owner of the Alpine Motel has put the property up for sale and sold more than half of his Nevada real estate this summer worth more than $5 million, records show.
The vast majority of the visitors tested positive while they were in Nevada. The data dates back to June 1; casinos reopened June 4.
This month, Nevada officials began analyzing disease investigation data to identify businesses and specific locations where infected residents may have been exposed to the virus.