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Michael Scott Davidson sits through government meetings so you don’t have to. The University of Florida graduate began covering Clark County in August 2016. He’s since expanded the beat to include Nevada’s affordable housing shortage and Las Vegas city government.
Lower-income and minority communities are once again experiencing some of Southern Nevada’s fastest spread of COVID-19, data shows.
Southern Nevada health officials started a new process to identify when fully vaccinated people get COVID-19. It changed the way data was reported.
A healthy 23-year-old died of COVID-19. He was one of more than 360 new deaths announced statewide so far in August, already the state’s fifth-deadliest month of the pandemic.
An increase in Hispanic residents spurred growth in Nevada over the past decade, as the state’s white population fell to under 50 percent.
It’s the second time leaders at the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority have faced sexual misconduct allegations since 2019. Board members aren’t talking.
Court records show Republic Services took action for overdue trash bills at nearly 150 Las Vegas area homes since early 2020, also tacking on attorney fees.
Treatments postponed early in the pandemic and heat also are playing a role in the historic high counts.
State data shows Hispanics now make up the largest portion of overdue Nevadans for the COVID-19 vaccine. In April it was whites.
Since the state reopened businesses in early June, summer surge cases have been concentrated in the south and northwest Las Vegas Valley.
A U.S. House panel is scrutinizing the landlord’s eviction practices during the COVID-19 pandemic following a Review-Journal investigation.
The data represents where an infected person traveled in the 14 days prior to them becoming symptomatic or getting tested. Cases have been rising since early June.
As the highly contagious delta strain takes hold in the Las Vegas Valley, the disease is spreading fastest in affluent suburbs in the west and south, data shows.
“The viruses that unvaccinated people are facing right now are the Olympic champions of infecting people, ” said Mark Pandori, director of the Nevada State Public Health Laboratory.