Washoe County

Doctors in hospital discussing coronavirus
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Associated Press
November 19, 2020 - 4:57 am
The number of coronavirus hospitalizations in Nevada has spiked to its highest since the start of the pandemic, as an autumn surge continues to rewrite the record book in the state.
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Coronavirus Infected Swab Test Sample in Doctor Hands. COVID-19 Epidemic and Virus Outbreak.
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Associated Press
October 30, 2020 - 5:05 am
Beginning next Thursday, public gatherings in Washoe County will be subject to the same 50-person limitation that was in effect before Gov. Steve Sisolak raised the statewide cap to 250 on Oct. 1 as part of a relaxing of COVID-19 restrictions.
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Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak speaks during a news conference on the state's response to the coronavirus outbreak at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on March 17, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Associated Press
October 29, 2020 - 5:03 am
Businesses may close and hospitals may need to adopt “crisis standards” that include care rationing if the coronavirus continues to spread at current rates in Nevada, state leaders said Wednesday.
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Coronavirus written newspaper close up shot to the text.
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Associated Press
October 09, 2020 - 5:05 am
A state coronavirus task force voted Thursday to relax criteria for testing and positivity rates that counties must achieve to avoid being flagged as “elevated risk.”
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Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak speaks during a press conference in the Nevada State Legislature Building in Carson City on June 24, 2020.
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Associated Press
October 06, 2020 - 5:02 am
Health officials in Nevada’s two largest counties said they have been shut out of the governor’s decisions regarding the coronavirus pandemic.
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Associated Press
September 14, 2020 - 4:18 am
A judge has cleared the way for a Salvadoran immigrant to be tried in Reno for all four homicides he’s accused of committing during a six-day crime rampage in two northern Nevada counties in January 2019, but the trial is still at least months away.
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Mitch Kelly
September 11, 2020 - 4:43 am
It wasn't really a surprise, but it was disappointing nevertheless.
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Associated Press
September 04, 2020 - 8:32 am
Nevada lawmakers allocated $6.2 million in federal relief dollars to a program that will test thousands of teachers across the state as they return to classrooms for in-person instruction.
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Group of drunk friends toasting cocktails at bar restautant
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Associated Press
August 28, 2020 - 5:20 am
Bars and taverns in the Las Vegas and Reno areas will remain closed after Clark and Washoe counties didn’t offer new proposals Thursday to the state task force responsible for approving virus prevention plans.
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Bishop Manogue students temperatures are scanned and students sanitize as they enter on the first day back to school amid the COVID Pandemic on Monday August 17, 2020
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Associated Press
August 19, 2020 - 4:27 am
Thousands of students began returning to northern Nevada classrooms Tuesday for the first time since March with masks, social distancing and other precautions to help guard against the spread of the coronavirus.
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