If the national mainstream media wants to blame governors for surging coronavirus cases, there are a number of blue states that deserve its attention.
Updates posted by the Department of Health and Human Services brought state totals to 392,052 COVID-19 cases and 6,539 deaths.
The State Board of Health voted unanimously Friday to approve the requirement for the state’s public colleges and universities.
The state reported 1,413 new coronavirus cases and 11 deaths over the preceding day amid another drop in the state’s test positivity rate.
Nevada’s key coronavirus metrics remained at high levels on Tuesday, with 1,002 COVID-19 cases and 33 deaths reported, but the state’s test positivity rate registered its third straight decline.
The state also recorded 1,125 new COVID-19 cases over the preceding day, and has now logged at least 1,000 cases of the disease in 10 of its last 11 daily updates.
Public health officials in Nevada reported 26 new coronavirus-related deaths Friday, pushing the state’s pandemic death toll past 6,000.
Many U.S. authorities say the potency of COVID-19 vaccines hasn’t waned, but they make a case for booster shots in some individuals.
Gov. Steve Sisolak signed an emergency directive Wednesday related to face coverings and other mitigation strategies for K-12 county school district, charter school and private school settings within Nevada.
Nevada on Tuesday reported 1,215 new coronavirus cases and 11 deaths two-week while the state’s test positivity rate rose another 0.2 percentage points to 15.1 percent.
Nevada on Monday reported that 1,224 people were hospitalized with either confirmed or suspected COVID-19 cases in the state, surpassing the peak of the virus’ second wave last summer.
Clark County would be affected by the directive from Gov. Steve Sisolak, which aligns with a new recommendation earlier in the day from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Updated data from the Department of Health and Human Services posted on the state’s coronavirus website showed 1,143 people hospitalized with confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19, a sharp increase of 97 from Monday’s report.
Proponents of face masks on college campuses this fall on Friday urged the Nevada Board of Regents to go beyond a mandate for employees OK’d by the Clark County Commission.
Nevada on Friday reported 1,003 new coronavirus cases and 20 additional deaths, according to data from the Department of Health and Human Services.