Gov. Steve Sisolak stated he’s considering “all mitigation options” as coronavirus cases surge in Nevada, however he didn’t speculate a few potential second spherical of enterprise closures.
“We will have to wait and see what happens next week,” Sisolak stated, promising to make an announcement quickly in regards to the subsequent steps in combating the virus.
“My administration is exploring all mitigation options available to get this under control, while walking a tightrope to balance public health and economic impacts,” he stated.
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Image: Gov. Steve Sisolak discusses NevadaOs current COVID-19 figures throughout a press convention on the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Las Vegas.
In mid-March, Sisolak ordered all nonessential companies, together with casinos, briefly closed to assist curb the unfold of the virus. The shutdown devastated the financial system, blowing a $1 billion gap within the state price range and resulting in huge job losses.
On Nov. 10, Sisolak urged individuals to remain house as a lot as attainable for 2 weeks to sluggish the virus unfold and keep away from extra extreme restrictions, apparently to little avail. “To be blunt, our state is surging and continues to surge,” Sisolak stated right this moment.
Nevada’s 14-day rolling common of each day cases is 1,288, with a take a look at positivity fee of 15.6%. The state has recorded greater than 125,000 cases and 1,947 associated deaths.
Sisolak, who on Friday examined optimistic for COVID-19, stated he was doing effectively and was not on oxygen or drugs.
Sisolak, who’s self-isolating in Carson City, stated his spouse and daughters have examined unfavorable.