Gov. Joe Lombardo signed a bipartisan bill to repeal COVID-era health regulations.
Expect to pay out-of-pocket for over-the-counter COVID-19 tests, for a start.
Already at pandemic lows, COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations dipped this week.
Given that the population of Nevada is relatively young, the state “should have done better,” said one health expert.
State officials released the latest figures for coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in Clark County and across Nevada
U.S. District Judge Jennifer Dorsey wrote in an order that parents who filed the complaint “hadn’t established a viable legal basis for their federal claims.”
He continued to work during isolation, holding meetings virtually and addressing groups through recorded messages.
Analysts have estimated the closures will cause the 41 casinos to lose $1 billion. The government said it intends to distribute $1.24 billion to businesses affected by the shutdown.
With a new school year approaching, the Clark County School District says it doesn’t have an employee COVID-19 vaccination mandate and its development “has not been necessary.”
Federal officials now say that everyone over 50 should get a second booster. But one critic calls this “booster mania.”
Despite declines in some key metrics, levels of the virus remain high in Clark County, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
It remains uncertain whether the highly infectious omicron subvariant, BA.5 — or BA.2.75 — will cause another upturn this summer.
The Food and Drug Administration authorized use of the more traditional type of vaccine for those 18 and older.
After the second full day of a shutdown in Macao, the normally bustling streets were empty and stock shares for Las Vegas Sands, Wynn Resorts and MGM Resorts were down.
Macao will shut almost all businesses, including casinos, for a week starting Monday as a COVID-19 outbreak showed few signs of abating, Macao Daily reported.
Major pharmacy chains and a state regulatory agency said Friday that they’re continuing to work with the FDA on how to best implement the change.
The majority of patients requiring hospitalization are unvaccinated and 70 or older, the Nevada Hospital Association said Wednesday.
The action comes less than a year after the requirement went into effect for more than 20,000 Nevada System of Higher Education employees.
A majority of the patients requiring hospitalization are 70 or older, and the number of people being admitted to the ICU for care or who require mechanical ventilation remain near all-time lows.
COVID-19 vaccinations for the youngest Americans started last week.