Las Vegas Declares State Of Emergency Over COVID-19

Wednesday's City Council Meeting Will Go On As Scheduled

Mitch Kelly
March 18, 2020 - 5:55 am
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LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - Las Vegas has declared a state of emergency.  

Just days after Governor Steve Sisolak declared a state of emergency for the entire state of Nevada, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman signed an emergency declaration with concerns growing around the coronavirus.  

That said, the City Council will be meeting as scheduled today.

The meeting will be shown on the city's Facebook and Twitter pages, as well as on KCLV, the city government's TV channel.

Clark County confirmed seven new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to 42. One person has died in Nevada from the virus, a man in his 60s who had underlying medical condition.