Governor Nevada Steve Sisolak announced that from Monday, February 15, he weakens the restrictions on the state associated with COVID, for the first time since November 2020. As a result of these weakens, the capacity of gaming halls will rise from 25% to 35%.

Other sites whose capacity will increase from 25% to 35% – these are gym, fitness studios, yoga studios, martial arts studios, hippodrome, bowling, billiards. Meanwhile, libraries, museums, art galleries, aquariums and zoos will be able to increase the number of visitors to 50 percent.

Steve Sisolak on Thursday According to the results of updated information on the efforts of Nevada on response to COVID-19, said:

“As we relax restrictions, we must follow scientific data and research that clearly indicate that the closure of certain institutions more effectively reduces the transfer of disease. Although we hope that the reduction trends will continue if all the measures to mitigate the effects of the pandemic are observed, we must remain flexible – as we did all this time. “.

Recall that in April last year, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak ordered to close the entire casino to stop the virus that killed more than 471,000 Americans and infected more than 27 million people. With the closure of The Strip and other enterprises in Nevada, the unemployment rate in Las Vegas jumped to 34%.