Politics and Government Editor Steve Sebelius talks about reactions after Gov. Steve Sisolak enacts a face mask mandate that begins at midnight Friday.
On June 18, The Buffet at Wynn reopened to customers with what the resort called “a re-imagined all-you-can-eat concept that combines the abundance of the traditional buffet with the benefits of a full-service restaurant.” (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Would-be travelers are becoming more pessimistic in their outlook about their safety when they travel. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Circa developer Derek Stevens confirmed that when the property opens on Oct. 28, persons under the age of 21 won’t be allowed. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Texas Station site is operating in addition to the drive-thru testing site in the UNLV Tropicana parking garage next to the Thomas & Mack Center. Both sites are operated by Clark County and University Medical Center in partnership with the Nevada National Guard. (Renee Summerour and Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Tribal members at Walker River Paiute Tribe’s Walker River Indian Reservation in Schurz and at Reno-Sparks Indian Colony’s Hungry Valley Reservation take care of their own in the age of coronavirus. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
A crane whisked the final beam in the construction of downtown Las Vegas’ Circa resort property into place Friday morning, June 19, and crews paused momentarily, then continued working to ensure the casino’s Oct. 28 opening. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Tyler Parry, UNLV assistant rrofessor of African American and African Diaspora Studies, discusses the holiday Juneteenth and the significance of June 19 as it relates to the ongoing protests against police brutality and racial inequality. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
COVID-19 Weekly discussion with Dr. Brian Labus, Epidemiologist with the UNLV School of Public Health and the governor’s medical advisory team, and RJ Health reporter Mary Hynes to answer viewer questions regarding COVID-19 in Nevada.
Topics this week:
1. CLARK COUNTY SEES LARGEST SINGLE-DAY COVID-19 SPIKE, HOSPITAL RATES ALSO INCREASED.
2. WHAT IS CONTRIBUTING TO THE COVID-19 SPIKE?
NO MAKS? RECENT PROTESTS? PHASE 2 REOPENING?
3. ANTIBODY TESTING: WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO HAVE THEM?
North Las Vegas police released body camera footage from Saturday night’s protest on the Strip and called an attorney’s claim that she was thrown to the ground by officers “unfounded.” (North Las Vegas Police Department)