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Nevada Reopens


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


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
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


Concerns over large Labor Day weekend crowds in Las Vegas


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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