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Nevada authorities are calling a recent rise in COVID-19 cases alarming as 26 states across the country are approaching or setti

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Nevada authorities are calling a recent rise in COVID-19 cases alarming as 26 states across the country are approaching or setti

Nevada authorities are calling a recent rise in COVID-19 cases alarming as 26 states across the country are approaching or setti

Nevada authorities are calling a recent rise in COVID-19 cases alarming as 26 states across the country are approaching or setting new daily records for infections of the virus.

In a news conference Wednesday, Gov.

Steve Sisolak says Nevada is in the middle of a delicate balancing act.

JUST HOURS AGO...AUTHORITIES PUTTING OUT.....A DIRE WARNING...MORE THAN....TWO DOZEN STATES.....CURRENTLY APPROACHING ORSETTING.....NEW DAILY RECORDS...13 INVESTIGATES REPORTER....JOE BARTELS IS LIVE,,,,, NEARTHE STRIP.....TO EXPLAIN THE CONCERNS....SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS HAVE...JOE...THE CONCERNS ARE REAL...AND AS CASES CLIMB..THE GOVERNOR SAYS THE NEXT FEWWEEKS ARE CRITICAL..TO SLOW THE SPREAD..ONCE AGAIN..IF NOT..RESTRICTIONS MAY FOLLOW.MANY PEOPLE ON SOCIAL MEDIA..SOUNDING THE ALARM ON COVID-19CONCERNS AT CIRCA..THE GRAND OPENING OF THE NEWESTLAS VEGAS CASINO..ON TUESDAYSHOWED FOLKS..CRAMMED TOGETHER..AND WELL OVER THE 250 LIMITCAPACITY ON GATHERINGS..THIS AS THE GOVERNOR TAKINGSWINGS AGAINST ANY TALK THATTHE COUNTRY HAS ROUNDED THECORNER ON CORONAVIRUS"WE ARE NOT ROUNDING THECORNER.I DON'T CARE WHO SAYS IT, WEARE NOT ROUNDING THE CORNER.YOU CAN SEE FROM THE SLIDES OURCASES ARE GOING UP.TRENDING UP..IN NEARLY EVERY MEASURE OFTHE VIRUS..THE 14 DAY MOVING AVERAGECLIMBING..TO 774 NEW CASES PER DAY..HOSPITALIZATIONS...TICKING UP..EXPERTS SAY DEATHS WILL LIKELYFOLLOW.AUTHORITIES STRESS,,,,FOLLOWING CURRENT RULES...LIKEWEARING MASKS..SOCIAL DISTANCING..AND HYGEINE...ARE CRUCIAL TO STAYING OPEN."IF YOU DON'T WANT TO FOLLOWTHEM (THE RULES) WE'RE NOTGOING TO BE ABLE TO DO MORETHINGS." 26 STATES ARESETTING RECORDS FOR NEWCASES...SOME HOSPITALS..ARE NOW PUSHED TO THE BRINK..OF BEING ABLE TO CARE FORPATIENTS..NEVADA'S HOSPITALS REMAIN INGOOD CONDITION..BUT CONCERNS ARE RISINGS OFMORE RESTRICTIONS OR SHUTDOWNSIF TRENDS CONTINUE"I'VE HEARD SOME WHAT A VEILEDTHREATS IN TERMS OF WELL IF WEDON'T DO WHAT WE'RE SUPPOSED TO" BOBBY KINGSTON OWNS..SADDLE N SPURS SALOON..IN THE NORTHWEST VALLEY..NEAR SMOKE RANCH AND JONES..HE'S BEEN DANCING AROUND THEEVER CHANGING RESTRICTIONS TOREMAIN OPEN.."RIGHT NOW IT'S SURVIVABLE FORUS AS A SMALL BUSINESS WE'RENOT GOING TO GET RICH WE'RE NOTGONNA END UP GETTING CLOSED BUTWE ARE IN SURVIVAL MODE AND IBEEN HANDED OUT..ESPECIALLY FOR POLITICAL RALLYSAND GATHERINGS..IN NEVADAKINGSTON THINKS..THE UPCOMING ELECTION..AND POLITICAL POWERPLAYS ARE FACTORS..IN THE COVIDCONVERSATION THE GOVERNORREJECTING ANY NATIONALNARRATIVE THAT THE CRISIS ISIMPROVING."BUT LISTENING TO SOMEONE WITHHYPERBOLE OR THEIRPHILOSOPHICAL IDEAS OR FRANKLYTHEIR LIES ISN'T GOING TOCHANGE THE FACT THAT ACROSSTHIS COUNTRY, THE SPREAD OFCOVID - THE CASES AREINCREASING."THE GOVERNOR SAYS NEVADA CANNOTGET TO A POINT..THAT HOSPITALS AREOVER RUN..AND CRISIS CARE GOES INTOEFFECT..THAT IS...GURNEYS IN HOSPITAL HALLWAYSAND PRIORITIZING WHICH PATIENTSARE TREATED...WE REACHED OUT TO CIRCA ABOUTTHE PUBLIC HEALTH SAFETYCONCERNS..BUT WE DID NOT HEAR BACK..REPORTING LIVE JOE BARTELS 13ACTION NEWS.IT'S "YOUR VOICE...




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