The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging the public to wear cloth masks, citing increasing evidence that people can have the virus without knowing it.
Las Vegas drive-up clinics expect more coronavirus tests this week, and there is hope a new rapid-result test will boost availability.
A survey of some fitness clubs found that while most are not charging during the shutdown, other policies vary.
A Clark County employee working in a licensed shelter for children who cannot safely remain with their families has tested positive for coronavirus, the county said.
Nevada health authorities reported 12 new deaths and more than 100 new cases of COVID-19 in the state as of Monday night
The Cashman isolation-quarantine facility, which began construction on March 31, likely will not open on time, according to a city of Las Vegas spokesman.
The illness can lead to pneumonia, multi-organ failure and death. As of Saturday, the virus had hospitalized more than 400 people in Clark County and killed 41.
The declaration allows the state to “unlock additional federal assistance programs for Nevadans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic,” Sisolak said in a statement posted Saturday on Twitter.
UNLV Medicine could run out of coronavirus test kits after Tuesday due to a national shortage. It has been offering curbside testing since March 24.
Pregnancy is typically full of excitement, but many expectant mothers in Las Vegas say the COVID-19 pandemic has stripped them of that emotion and replaced it with fear.
As of Saturday morning, there were 1,742 reported cases of COVID-19 in Nevada, according to the state Health and Human Services Department.
Patterns and instructions for do-it-yourself face masks are all over the Internet, and making your own is a practical solution to the nationwide shortage.
Many shoppers in the Las Vegas Valley were already heeding new federal guidance advising people to wear face masks in public places, even before it was actually issued.
The Clark County School District has decided not to send its maintenance and custodial employees back to work at school sites after workers expressed concerns that they’ll be exposed to the novel coronavirus without adequate protection.