CARSON CITY, Nev. (KOLO) – 16:30 Update: Governor Steve Sisolak said he would extend the nationwide break announced in November until 15 January.
Restrictions apply to businesses such as restaurants, gyms and casinos. It also applies to private gatherings.
Siszolák also restored the moratorium on evictions due to non-payment of rent. It shall enter into force on the beginning of 15 December and shall last until 31 March. It does not prevent eviction on issues such as tenants who break the law.
The governor referred to the COVID-19 infection rate and increasing deaths in Nevada.
Sisolak said he said the wave caused by Thanksgiving cohabitation and other activities will bring more cases to the state.
The increased cases mean taxing hospitals, and Sisolak said he wants everyone to have access to health care, be it COVID-19-related or something else.
According to him, a study has shown that if 95 percent of Nevadans wear a mask, it will prevent 1,000 deaths by April 1st.
The first vaccination is expected to reach Nevada on Monday, which Sisolak called good news.
“I would have no problem, whether my mother, sister, wife or children, or anyone getting the vaccine,” Sisolak said.
If the extension of the pause does not work, you will be forced to take tougher steps.
It upset the break, causing economic pain to Nevada families.
Original story: Governor Steve Sisolak said Sunday he will hold an online press conference at 4 p.m. to brief Nevada’s response to COVID-19.
Nevada health officials reported 2,882 new COVID-19 cases and another 19 deaths on Sunday, the Associated Press reported.
Sisolak announced stricter restrictions in November in response to rising infection rates and the filling of hospital beds. Siszolák said he plans to re-evaluate the restrictions, which he referred to as a “state-wide break” after three states, which will be on December 16th.
Washoe County on Saturday exceeded 30,000 infections.
The state of Nevada reports 186,833 infections and 2,539 deaths from COVID-19.
The streaming will be on the governor’s YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3DFs2YeOMbAbY7XPqsereQ
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