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George Floyd tested positive for COVID-19, autopsy says

A full autopsy of George Floyd, the handcuffed black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police, was released Wednesday and provides several clinical details, including that Floyd had tested positive for COVID-19.

Las Vegas Casinos Reopen
Las Vegas casinos reopened for gaming at 12:01 am. Thursday, ushering in guests eager to try their luck 78 days after resorts were closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
You had questions, and we've got the answers!Dr. Brian Labus, Epidemiologist with the UNLV School of Public Health and the governor's medical advisory team, and RJ Health reporter Mary Hynes to answer viewer questions regarding COVID-19 in Nevada. Topics this week: 1. PROTESTS HEIGHTENING COVID-19 SPREAD CONCERNS 2. NEVADA RAMPS UP ANTIBODY TESTING, BUT CDC ISSUES ACCURACY WARNINGS 3. NEVADA HOSPITALS RESUME PATIENT VISITATIONS WITH RESTRICTIONS
Protests heighten coronavirus concern - Video
Social distancing and social unrest are at odds as people across the country, including hundreds in Las Vegas, take to the streets to protest the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Strat Preps For Reopening Thursday - Video
The Strat shows off its preparations for reopening on Thursday after being closed due to the coronavirus.
Fremont Street Experience is counting down to reopening - Video
A countdown clock is running for the reopening of the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas on Friday afternoon, May 29, 2020. (Elizabeth Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
CrossFit Apollo reopens after COVID-19 shutdown - Video
CrossFit Apollo gym co-owner and a member talk about their first day back, Friday, May 29, 2020, after gyms and fitness centers were closed during the coronavirus shutdown. (Glenn Puit and Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Phase Two: Gyms, parks and recreation facilities are opening - Video
Gyms and fitness centers are beginning to reopen on May 29, which were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Parks and recreation facilities in the Las Vegas Valley are reopening as well. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
CrossFit gym reopens
Chad Cole, co-owner of CrossFit Apollo, talks about the reopening of his gym as Nevada moves into Phase Two. (Glenn Puit/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
2.1 million jobless claims were filed last week - Video
The Labor Department released the latest jobless claims numbers on Thursday. Almost 41 million people in America have filed for unemployment since the coronavirus pandemic began. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UFC and Top Rank Boxing Approved to Host Events in Las Vegas - Video
For the first time since March, the UFC and Top Rank Boxing have been permitted by the Nevada State Athletic Commission to host events in Las Vegas. Sam Gordon, Adam Hill, and Heidi Fang break down what to expect when the promotions return starting with the UFC event on May 30 at the UFC Apex.
From crisis to recovery, truckers are unsung heroes of COVID-19 pandemic - Video
Kim Santiago had only been a truck driver for six months when the coronavirus pandemic hit. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Poll reveals 50% of Americans are willing to take a COVID-19 vaccine - Video
As of May 27, there have been over 100,000 reported deaths related to COVID-19 in the U.S.The pandemic has infected over 1.7 million people in the country. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
‘Hamilton’ postponed as Smith Center remains dark indefinitely - VIDEO
The hit musical 'Hamilton' was supposed to run from September through October at The Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
You had questions, and we've got the answers!Dr. Brian Labus, Epidemiologist with the UNLV School of Public Health and the governor's medical advisory team, and RJ Health reporter Mary Hynes to answer viewer questions regarding COVID-19 in Nevada. Viewer question questions this week: 1. GOV. SISOLAK CANCELS PRESSER FEARING COVID19 EXPOSURE, OVERREACTION OR NECESSARY PRECAUTION? 2. WILL WE SEE A SECOND WAVE OF COVID-19 AS PHASE TWO BEGINS?  3. WHICH IS WORSE THE ANNUAL FLU OR COVID-19? 4. SHOULD EVERYONE GET TESTED FOR COVID-19 EVEN WHEN YOU DON'T HAVE SYMPTOMS?
10 Las Vegas hotels set to host tourists sick with coronavirus - Video
The state Gaming Control Board is preparing to accommodate tourists who show up in Las Vegas, show signs of being infected and are turned away by resorts. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
COVID-19 testing site moves to UNLV Tropicana parking garage - Video
New Clark County COVID-19 testing site at UNLV Tropicana Avenue parking garage opens Wednesday and includes pediatric and walk-up testing. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Governor Sisolak On Tourists Coming To Vegas - Video
Governor Steve Sisolak speaks about tourism returning to Las Vegas during the pandemic and what the state needs to do in order for them to feel safe.
Status of renters and homeowners during COVID19 pandemic - Video
Rj reporter Eli Segall discusses how COVID19 is affecting renters and homeowners in Nevada. (Renee Summerour/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Another 2.438 million Americans file for unemployment benefits - Video
The number exceeds economists' expectations of an additional 2.4 million claims for the past week. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, 38 million people have filed for unemployment in the U.S. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Downtown Las Vegas streets closed for outdoor dining - Video
The City of Las Vegas has blocked off traffic at two locations — in the Arts District and just off Fremont Street — to serve as communal outdoor dining areas.
Summerlin nursing home reports 16 deaths in a day - VIDEO
The Heights of Summerlin nursing home in Las Vegas registered 16 new resident deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total to 24, more than a quarter of all fatalities in state-run or -licensed facilities.
COVID-19 Q&A - video
This week's viewer questions: More testing rather than new cases? Should we shift resources to antibody testing? What would antibody positive results be used for? Will casino health and safety guidelines help stop the spread? (Renee Summerour/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
CCSD Superintendent says safety, wellness is their top priority in reopening
CCSD Superintendent Dr. Jesus Jara spoke to media on Tuesday about assisted technology learning and how important safety and wellness is in planning what happens when schools get back in session in August. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Station Casinos releases health and safety plan for reopening - Video
Station Casinos rolled out new health and safety protocols Monday morning, May 18, including the use of thermal scanners, testing all employees for COVID-19 and “enhanced cleaning technologies.” (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
MGM reopening in Mississippi while Las Vegas casinos lay out plans.
The big six casinos have released their health and safety plans to reopen for the public. Business Reporter Bailey Schulz and Renee Summerour discuss what visitors can expect.
Trump gives WHO 30-day ultimatum, threatens to permanently cut US funding - VIDEO
President Donald Trump posted his letter to the WHO in a Monday night tweet. He threatened to pull the U.S. out of the World Health Organization (WHO) within 30 days, unless it will "commit to major substantive improvements." (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Nevada Gaming Control Board keeping reopening plans confidential
The state Gaming Control Board requires every licensee, from the megaresorts to the corner gas station convenience store slot machine operators, to submit reopening plans, but they intend to keep them confidential.
Working at home with kids
Educators Jessica Houchins and Christopher Houchins discuss their work life merged with their parenting life during quarantine, at their home in Henderson on Thursday, May 14, 2020. (Elizabeth Page Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Governor Sisolak Provides Update on Phase 1 of Reopening - Video
Governor Steve Sisolak provides an update on phase 1 reopening including more testing, data and business compliance with regulations.
Players show up at Gila River Casino in Arizona - Video
Gila River Casino at Wild Horse Pass in Chandler, Arizona, is packed with players on the casino’s reopening day, Friday, May 15, 2020. (Elizabeth BrumleyLas Vegas Review-Journal)
Casinos reopening in Phoenix area - Video
Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino reopened in Maricopa, Arizona, on Friday, May 15, 2020. It was closed during the government shutdown for coronavirus. (Elizabeth Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Shower trucks stop servicing clients at the Courtyard Homeless Resource Center - Video
The shower trucks, which stopped servicing clients at The Courtyard Homeless Resource Center in March, are a key service in preventing the spread of communicable diseases, including coronavirus. (Bizuayeu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Boys & Girls Clubs get an extra layer of protection before opening
MicroGerm Defense Nevada technicians use electrostatic sprayers to coat all surfaces and textiles at local Boys & Girls Club's gymnasium, kitchen, outdoor patio area and playground.
Southern Nevada Health District discusses contact tracing
Devin Raman, senior disease investigator at SNHD, explains how contact tracing works, noting how local clusters of disease are tracked.
Cowabunga Bay Prepares For Patrons
The management and staff at Cowabunga Bay in hopes of opening soon are implementing coronavirus safety measures to ensure patrons are happy and safe.
Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy dies at 75
A spokesman for the duo confirmed Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy died today at Mountain View Hospital because of complications related to COVID-19.
Carolyn Goodman And Michele Fiore On Coronavirus Fear - Video
The majority of members on the Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday pushed for businesses to reopen immediately, unifying behind an embattled mayor as Councilwoman Michele Fiore lamented how people were being “controlled” by fear.
Southern Nevada Health District COVID-19 update
Southern Nevada Health District staff conduct a video briefing to provide updates about the public health agency’s COVID-19 response in Clark County.
MGM Resorts want to host NBA without fans
With major professional sports on hold amid the coronavirus pandemic, rumblings of sporting events resuming with Las Vegas as the host city are getting louder with MGM Resorts looking to host fanless NBA games on the strip.
Businesses and Customers React to Reopening Plans - Video
Small businesses and customers react to the Governor's plan to reopen the state of Nevada.
Allegiant Air Donates food and drinks to Vegas Community Pantry - VIDEO
Allegiant Air team members donated a van full food and drinks to the Vegas Community Pantry that was founded as a resource for Las Vegans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
MGM Reports First Quarter Earnings Loss Due To Coronavirus - Video
On Thursday, the Las Vegas-based casino operator reported revenue plummeted 29 percent compared to the year prior, bringing in $2.3 billion between January and March.
Las Vegas hospital workers applaud as Coronavirus patient discharged - Video
Staff members at Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center cheered Wednesday when a patient who’d been critically ill with COVID-19 was discharged from the Las Vegas hospital.
UNITE HERE union meeting
UNITE HERE union leaders, casino workers and elected affiliate leaders discuss the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the gaming industry.
Hospital’s pandemic policy keeps man from terminally ill wife’s bedside
Corey Huh's wife of three years, Adriana Huh, is in the hospital with a late stage cancer, but he can't visit her because the coronavirus pandemic has severely limited visitations to hospitals. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Ikem Okeke Trying to get Noticed By NFL Scouts With His Pro Day Canceled Due to Coronavirus - Video
Ikem Okeke is a Bishop Gorman High alum who played his college football at Hawaii. After his pro day was canceled due to the coronavirus, he's attempting to catch the attention of NFL scouts by creating his own workout using the same company that tests at the combine. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
How are the Golden Knights spending time off? - Video
With the NHL season put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Golden Knights are finding various ways to keep themselves busy.
Parents and Students Pick up Meals at Schools - Video
Due to schools closing down because of the coronavirus parents and students are picking up free meals at 15 schools across the valley.
UFC Brasilia happens in empty arena - VIDEO
Despite coronavirus canceling many other planned sporting events, UFC Brasilia went on as scheduled on Mar. 14, though no fans were permitted to attend. Charles Oliveira and Gilbert Burns took home performance bonuses for their wins in the main and co-main events, respectively. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
NAC suspends combat sports through March 25 - Video
The Nevada Athletic Commission voted to suspend all combat sports licenses through March 25 in order to protect the health and safety of those working and competing in the events from coronavirus. Adam Hill and Heidi Fang discuss what this means for future events the UFC have on their schedule and more. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Golden Knights send message to fans - VIDEO
Golden Knights players sent a video message to fans after the NHL season was suspended due to the coronavirus.
Gov. Sisolak declares state of emergency
Gov. Steve Sisolak declared a state of emergency to deal with the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in Nevada.
Empty Toshiba Plaza due to coronavirus concerns - Video
Toshiba Plaza outside T-Mobile Arena on the Las Vegas Strip remains empty after the Pac-12 tournament was canceled due to coronavirus concerns. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
NBA suspends season due to coronavirus - VIDEO
The NBA suspended the rest of its season after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus prior to a game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Gonzaga Coach Comments on if Coronovirus Will Cancel NCAA Tournament - VIDEO
Following Gonzaga basketball's win over Saint Mary's at the WCC Tournament, head coach Mark Few commented on what it'd be like if the NCAA Basketball Tournament was canceled over the coronavirus epidemic. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders owner Mark Davis on coronavirus and the NFL draft in Las Vegas - VIDEO
A clip from the next episode of PodKats! with Raiders owner Mark Davis. Tune into the full episode Monday March 16th.
Las Vegas church taking coronavirus precautions - VIDEO
With the first cases of the Coronavirus being reported in southern Nevada, local Churches are taking precautions. “We don’t want anyone to be afraid, we certainly don’t want anyone to panic , but we think it’s a wise idea to take precautions at this time”, Rev. J. Barry Vaughn told his congregation on Sunday.
Coronavirus in Nevada update - VIDEO
Governor Steve Sisolak gives an update on the status of COVID-19 in Nevada.
Coronavirus test-kits delivered to cruise liner - VIDEO
Airmen from the Moffett Federal Airfield delivered Covid-19 test-kits for the coronavirus to the Grand Princess cruise ship off the coast of California.
Coronavirus Tips From SNHD - Video
The Southern Nevada Health District gives tips to the public about the coronavirus.
Nevada will expand testing, tracing with federal money

Nevada will commit roughly $221 million in mostly federal money through 2021 to rebuilding state protective equipment stockpiles, expanding COVID-19 testing and contact tracing, and preparing a mass vaccination program.

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