Timeline for coronavirus pandemic in Nevada – KTNV Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — This week marks several grim milestones.

March 15 is the anniversary of the first COVID-19 death in the state of Nevada.

It was also the week many places, including out schools, closed.

On March 17. Gov. Sisolak announced the statewide shutdown of non-essential business.

This week, we are looking at the past, present and future of Nevada.

Below, is a timeline of the coronavirus pandemic in the state of Nevada for March 2020.

FEBRUARY 2020
2/28/20 Gov. Sisolak holds first press conference related to coronavirus

MARCH 2020
3/5/20 Nevada announces first presumptive positive COVID-19 case
3/10/20 MGM announces it is closing its buffets
3/11/20 Las Vegas hotel-casinos start canceling large events, stop accepting new reservations
3/12/20 Governor declares state of emergency
3/12/20 Renown Health sets up a pop-up tent outside its emergency room parking lot
2/12/20 Clark County School District cancels sports, other activities
3/12/20 NHL suspends season for indefinitely period of time, affecting the Vegas Golden Knights.
3/13/20 Courts start taking precautions, including social distancing and suspension of certain proceedings
3/15/20 1st Nevada COVID death
3/15/20 Gov. Sisolak orders all schools to close
3/15/20 All state officers are ordered to closew
3/15/20 MGM Resorts and Wynn Resorts announce they are closing its properties
3/15/20 NFL announces it is canceling its Las Vegas draft plans
3/16/20 First death in Nevada is reported
3/17/20 On this day Wynn/Encore closed
3/17/20 Sisolak orders all nonessential businesses to close
3/18/20 Other casinos close
3/19/20 CCSD announces their first COVID case/Nellis also announced their first case
3/20/20 Gov. Sisolak issues emergency directive, nonessential businesses close at midnight
3/22/20 Gov. Sisolak annonces COVID task force for Nevada
3/24/20 Gov. Sisolak says no more hoarding of goods and COVID drugs, no gatherings of more than 10 people
3/24/21 Indoor gatherings of more than 10 people are banned
3/24/20 It is announced that primary elections in June will be done by mail-in ballots
3/28/20 Cashman Center

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