It could take a week or more in some cases to get results, according to test sites and laboratories.
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 new cases posted on the health district’s coronavirus web page brought the county total to 14,607 and the fatalities raised the death toll to 414.