LAS VEGAS (WR) — Tourism officers marked one other index of the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Friday, reporting that about 1 million individuals visited the Las Vegas space throughout June — down 70.5% from the identical month a 12 months in the past.
A month-to-month financial report from the Las Vegas Conference and Guests Authority famous that casinos have been closed for 78 days earlier than reopening 4 days into the month. It mentioned that with giant gatherings banned to stop the unfold of COVID-19, conference attendance was zero.
Some Las Vegas resorts stay closed, and the report put occupancy of the greater than 95,000 rooms accessible after properties have been allowed to open June four at solely about 41%.
State well being officers reported 976 new confirmed circumstances of COVID-19 statewide and 20 extra deaths, bringing the Nevada complete to at the very least 920 for the reason that pandemic started.
The Southern Nevada Well being District reviews 770 deaths, or 83.6% of the state complete, have been within the Las Vegas space.
For most individuals, the virus causes gentle or reasonable signs for as much as three weeks. Older adults and folks with present well being issues can face extreme sickness and demise. The overwhelming majority get better.