Nevada Slot Bars Closing Due to Coronavirus Spread
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has imposed additional restrictions related to Covid-19. The action comes after several of the state's bars with slot machines closed due to customer infections.
On July 10, the Elevated Criteria for Disease Transmission guidelines were published. The document highlighted that the state is currently pursuing the second phase of its post-quarantine recovery plan. The Nevada Gaming Control Board may impose monetary penalties and revoke licenses for non-cooperation.
The statement said: “In the interests of public health and safety, and to slow the spread of Covid-19, certain businesses (bars, pubs, taverns, etc.) must close to the public from July 19 at 11:50 pm. This applies to establishments located in counties in Nevada that have an increased risk of disease transmission, as described below. number of tests per day
Будут закрыты заведения в тех округах, которые удовлетворяют двум из трех критериев:
- Среднее количество тестов в день. Counties averaging less than 150 tests per day.
- Incidence rate. Counties with more than 100 cases.
- Test positive. Counties where the number of cases is above 25, and the number of positive tests for coronavirus exceeds 7%.
Decision may be reviewed in two weeks. In order for the county to reopen, it must show positive momentum in the fight against the virus.
The county must also submit a reopening plan that includes measures to mitigate the effects of the pandemic.
The closure of the major casinos in Las Vegas is out of the question. But all visitorsare required to wear protective masks. Previously, this measure was advisory in nature.