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Due to the Coronavirus shutdown, Nevada issued a state at home order in March 2020. Slowly reopening, the state expanded capacity to 80% in May and 100% in June.

Planeta.com is curating a wide collection of tweets (March-May and June 2020-May 2021) documenting how the state and Las Vegas in particular responded to this new situation. Our rolling coverage is divided into the following sections:

March-May 2020 Stay Home for Nevada
June 2020 – May 2021 – Nevada Reopens

Resources
downtown.vegas/reopening-checklists-and-infographics

Headlines
Nevada casino winnings top $1B in April as tourists return
Las Vegas is seeing a surge of visitors again: ‘It’s like somebody turned on a light switch’ – Washington Post
Nevada eyes June 1 return to full capacity in pandemic rebound
‘The worst of all the catastrophes’ recedes in Vegas – CNN
Tourists continue to visit Las Vegas, COVID-19 test positivity rate remains low
Vegas bets on a comeback
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What defines a COVID death? Nevada finally says.
MGM Resorts to close Mirage, Mandalay Bay hotels midweek due to COVID-19 travel slump
Sisolak limits gathering sizes, reduces occupancy at certain places as COVID-19 cases climb
Nevada to tighten restrictions on casinos, restaurants and limit Thanksgiving dinners to no more than 10 people
Sisolak announces new restrictions for Nevada as COVID-19 cases surge
The Las Vegas Strip Is Shutting Down Again (Sort Of)
Sisolak urges Nevadans to limit nonessential activities under ‘Stay at Home 2.0’ or face further restrictions
Police: Cheaper rooms are a factor in violent crime spike – 8 News Now
Tourists, employees talk about violent incidents on the Las Vegas Strip
Numbers show Las Vegas tourism has long path to recovery – RJ
Low Room Rates in Las Vegas Responsible for Labor Day Violence: Analyst
Strip check: The Boulevard won’t be back fully for a while, but Las Vegas’ heartbeat is showing signs of life
Timeline of casino reopenings
More than 500 visitors to Nevada have tested positive for COVID-19 since June: officials 
‘Wuhan of the Strip’: These Casino Staffers Are Working in Fear
Las Vegas Casinos Are Open, But Visitors Staying Away
S.O.S.: Las Vegas and the Deteriorating State of Nevada
Fertitta: Four closed Station Casinos properties might not reopen
Nevada man arrested after refusing to wear mask in casino
Las Vegas casino company is paying guests $20 to wear masks
Same old Vegas? Here’s what coronavirus has and hasn’t changed about Sin City
After two months of darkness, the sun rises on the Strip – Nevada Independent
Vegas reopens: Big events key in helping Strip casinos ‘pivot to prosperity’ – Nevada Independent

Videos

Concerns over large Labor Day weekend crowds in Las Vegas

#MaskUp4NV

Las Vegas prepares to reopen with safety precautions

Local experts see shift in Las Vegas travel (March 2021)

Recommended Listening
Las Vegas’ Entertainment Industry Begins To Re-emerge In Earnest – With COVID-19 infections rates below 5 percent, the most restricted of the local industries is beginning to re-emerge. (Apr 13, 2021)

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