The rate of employees getting vaccinated for COVID-19 within the Nevada System Higher Education has been on the rise in recent weeks.
The current president at the University of Nevada, Reno, tweeted Wednesday that he is experiencing only mild symptoms after being vaccinated in the spring.
The Nevada Board of Health voted Friday to require vaccinations for all Department of Corrections employees and workers at state institutions with “vulnerable populations.”
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Gov. Steve Sisolak on Thursday signed a directive to expand the Nevada mask exception for large indoor events to include conventions if all attendees are vaccinated.
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.
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.
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.
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.