The decision came after the presidents of the 14 universities comprising the Big Ten voted in favor of postponing the 2020 season.
The Clark County School District said 101 employees and 22 students tested positive for COVID-19 from March through Aug. 7.
While a majority of CCSD schools are weeks away from reopening their doors, some private schools across the Las Vegas Valley are back in business. Almost five months after schools statewide shut down due to COVID-19, students returned for in-person class on Monday, with some changes. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Several Valley theaters are reopening with enhanced health and safety protocols with tickets going on sale tonight.
Goodwill is becoming the surprising place for families and job seekers to save money during the COVID-19 pandemic. We look at its safety measures and price out outfits for a family of four. (Angus Kelly and Carrie Roper/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
CBS reality dating competition series “Love Island” and ABC’s “Shark Tank” are set to film upcoming seasons in Las Vegas. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
According to a letter, the company is reducing its staff because of the COVID-19 health crisis and unforeseen business circumstances.
Target is launching same-day grocery pickup in Southern Nevada and other areas of the country amid mounting coronavirus infections. It said the service gives shoppers an “easy, free and contactless way to get what they need, at a time when people are looking for safer ways to shop for essentials.”
The district is recommending a distance learning start to the 2020-21 school year ahead of a School Board meeting Tuesday.
As Nevada’s foreclosure moratorium ends, homeowners must figure out how to pay off any missed mortgage payments. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Individuals have received overpayment notices in recent months asking for repayment come at a time when many jobless Nevadans are struggling to cover basic expenses.
Plaintiffs representing 37 Clark County bars have gone to court to block Gov. Steve Sisolak’s latest order. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
This the largest announced one-day jump of the outbreakincluding 15 additional deaths over the preceding day, according to data posted Tuesday.
On May 22, the casino operator issued letters warning of possible impending layoffs . affecting anywhere between 25 and 60 percent of employees. The company had approximately 10,000 employees in Nevada.
COVID-19 may add to another danger this summer – heat – making vulnerable people more susceptible to illness and possible death. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
It could take a week or more in some cases to get results, according to test sites and laboratories.
After being alerted to travelers’ concerns, McCarran announced it was altering baggage claim operations.McCarran spokesman Joe Rajchel said, “Each carousel will now have at least one flight assigned to it before any additional are added.”. “This will help us reduce crowds around the carousels and promote social distancing.”
Casino operators are bolstering efforts to comply with Gov. Steve Sisolak’s order that everybody wear a face covering in public. Caesars Entertainment Corp. and Las Vegas Sands Corp. said wearing a face covering is a condition of employment.
The data published on the Southern Nevada Health District’s coronavirus website pushed the case total for the county to 18,818. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Of 204 businesses, 49 percent were found in compliance with the face covering mandate. The governor called it “disappointing and unacceptable” in a statement Friday.
COVID-19 hospitalizations in Nevada and Clark County have nearly reached the peaks seen in April.
A COVID-19-tracking website built by the cofounders of Instagram shows Nevada currently has the highest rate of coronavirus transmission in the country.
Nevada has been added to a list of 16 states where travelers will be advised to voluntarily quarantine for 14 days after they arrive in three states in the Northeast.
Avi Resort & Casino plans to suspend all operations in its hotel and casino starting Monday at midnight through July 10.
The current Phase Two directive was set to expire Tuesday. The governor’s latest directive keeps it in effect for another month.
The company, which has six productions on the Strip, made the announcement on Monday morning from its headquarters in Montreal.
The district’s plan seeks to divide students into two cohorts to attend school in person for two days a week and learn from home for three days a week.
Now that Gov. Steve Sisolak has announced requirements to wear masks in public settings in the state, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority will attempt to deliver the message to prospective visitors via their #VegasSmart social media campaign. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The new cases — coming on the heels of a record one-day jump of 412 in the county — brought the total to 11,481.