Nevada loosens casino capacity restrictions

Las Vegas casinos can now operate at 50% capacity.
Las Vegas casinos can now operate at 50% capacity.

Casinos in Las Vegas and elsewhere in the state will be able to operate at up to 50 per cent capacity as of today (March 15).

US.- Nevada has loosened Covid-19 restrictions following a fall in the number of cases. Casinos, including those in Las Vegas will be permitted to increase capacity from 35 per cent to 50 per cent from today (March 15).

Las Vegas casinos operated at a limited capacity of 25 per cent from November until February 15, when the limit was increased to 35 per cent.

The same limits apply to gyms and other fitness establishments, arcades, racetracks, bowling alleys, mini-golf, pool halls and amusement and theme parks.

The state reported 222 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday. In total, it has reported 299,287 cases and 5,118 deaths.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 989,342 doses of the vaccine have been given.

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