Nevada will enter mask mode

The Governor of the state of Nevada Steve Sisolak announced that on Friday, the wearing of masks in public places, including casinos in Las Vegas, will be mandatory for residents and guests of the state in the fight against the spread of coronavirus, said in a message posted on his Twitter.

"I signed the resolution with the new requirement for the residents and visitors of Nevada to wear a mask... while visiting public places. This resolution comes into force on Friday," said Sisolak.

According to a press release issued by the Governor's office, the decree was preceded by growth of cases of infection with coronavirus was observed for four weeks.

"Pandemic is not over yet... we are still in the middle of the first wave of COVID. So please wear a mask every time you leave the house. When you go to a restaurant, pharmacy, casino, wear a mask," said the Governor.

According to the newspaper the Wall Street Journal, informed employees of the hotel business appealed to local authorities to intervene and to make the requirement to wear a mask in the casino is required. According to the publication, the wearing of masks for the guests of the casino was unnecessary, since the opening of institutions on 4 June.

According to the latest data, on the territory of the state of Nevada recorded a total of 14 362 cases of infection with coronavirus, 494 people died.

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