The demand for testing in Nevada has grown as coronavirus cases have surged across the country, especially in the Southwest.
Clark County Commission Chairwoman Marilyn Kirkpatrick said Tuesday she was “confident” that most people in Southern Nevada will wear face masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
New cases were well above the daily average of slightly over 596 for the preceding week.
Laughlin residents may get tested for the coronavirus on a first-come, first-served basis Thursday at Laughlin Junior/Senior High School, according to Clark County.
New figures posted Monday pushed the case total for the county to 18,818, while fatalities from the disease caused by the new coronavirus were unchanged at 439.
The World Health Organization says it is ending a trial into whether anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine helps patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
Earlier this month, 14 graduates from St. George’s University arrived in Nevada — 11 of whom are in the Las Vegas Valley — to start their residency.
Clark County recorded 848 new coronavirus cases and three deaths as of Friday morning, according to the Southern Nevada Health District.
The company Thursday would not say how many employees were infected, but a source said there have been no additional cases at the store since last week.
Southern Nevada hospitals say the changing demographics of patients and the fact they are better prepared give them confidence they won’t be overwhelmed.
Elevated smoke and ozone levels from fireworks can affect young children and older residents, as well as people with respiratory illnesses or heart disease.
Coronavirus cases are rising in the Hispanic community and with young people in Clark County, but resistance or relaxation about precautions threatens to reverse strides in slowing its spread.
HealthCare Partners Nevada, a network of medical providers and clinics in Nevada, officially becomes Intermountain Healthcare this week.
The services provided by Hazel Health will be offered at no cost to students, with parent or guardian consent. There’s no limit on the number of visits students can receive.