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Every Nevada county in ‘low’ COVID community transmission level, CDC says

Nye County recorded nine new cases and four deaths from COVID-19 between March 16 and Wednesday, but data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed all of Nevada in the “low” community transmission level, a positive sign as the state moves forward in its pandemic response.

 
Experts question need for 2nd COVID booster

Two federal advisory committee members say evidence doesnt support a need for four shots.

How hard will COVID-19 variant BA.2 hit Nevada?

Last week, BA.2 represented about 35 percent of cases genetically analyzed in the U.S. according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Nye County COVID-19 metrics decline

Nye County officials on Monday reported 27 new coronavirus cases and another death, as most long-term metrics continued to decline.

Nye County COVID-19 metrics continue to show progress

Nye County’s COVID-19 metrics fell again this week, as the state moved closer to exiting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “high rate of transmission” classification.

 
Staffing crisis at area hospitals continues

An increasing number of sick employees and an continuing rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations have extended a staffing crisis in Southern Nevada hospitals for a second week.

 
Lawsuit aims to pre-empt CCSD COVID-19 vaccine mandate, end testing

The federal lawsuit filed this week argues that both the vaccination mandate and a requirement that unvaccinated workers be tested for COVID-19 are unconstitutional.

 
Long COVID patients ‘begging for help’ with lingering health problems

It is not unusual for patients recovering from certain viruses, such as West Nile virus or even the flu, to have ongoing complications. But long COVID is more prevalent, more severe and longer lasting.

Public comment sought for area wtihin Red Rock Canyon

Areas in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, including the Scenic Drive, will reopen Monday after a weekslong closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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