Daily Update- June 30, 2020 COVID-19 Update, New Outreach

Today both Nevada and Clark County had a record-breaking day in both positive tests and overall testing numbers. DHHS reported 562 new cases and three COVID-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours. There are now 18,456 confirmed cases and 507 deaths in the state. Nevada has reported its five highest days for COVID-19 cases in the past week. Its biggest jump was 1,099 on Friday, June 26, followed by 736 cases on Saturday, 734 cases on Sunday and now 562 cases reported Monday. Testing also increased, with 8,556 being conducted in the past day. The state COVID-19 dashboard with all numbers and statistics can be found HERE.

With a rapid increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Clark County occurring in the Hispanic community, county leaders, health experts and partners announced a new outreach effort to boost understanding among Hispanic residents of all ages about the need to wear face coverings in public places, visit free testing sites, and find resources to help protect themselves and their families from the virus. Information about the program can be found HERE.

Federal Updates

Cortez Masto Urges IRS to Implement Tools to Help Domestic Violence Survivors Access Coronavirus Relief Payments

Cortez Masto Cosponsors Bill to Strengthen Medicaid for States Hit Hard During Economic Downturn

Cortez Masto Applauds Over $27 Million in PILT Payments to Nevada Counties

Rosen, Homeland Security Committee Colleagues Demand Answers from Administration on Strategic National Stockpile

Rosen Joins Webinar with Members of the UndocuCouncil from the Nevada Immigrant Coalition, Discusses Support for Nevada Dreamers

Rosen, Colleagues Introduce Resolution Condemning Trump Administration Efforts to Dismantle our Nation’s Health Care Law

During HELP Hearing, Rosen Questions Dr. Fauci on Testing and Utilizing Data to Combat COVID-19

Congressman Horsford Demands Release of Children in ICE Custody

House Climate Crisis Action Plan Highlights Congressman Steven Horsford’s GEO Act

Rep. Lee Hosts Roundtable with Nevada Public Employees on State, Local Need for Federal Relief

Agency Updates

Attorney General Ford Applauds Congressional Passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020

COVID-19 Curbs Passenger Volume in May

NDA Director Ott appointed as Chair of Council on Food Security

Cashman ISO-Q Complex Closes After Serving More Than 245 Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

RTC Summer Heat offers exclusive “cool” deals to keep riders safe

Reno Fire Department: Fireworks are dangerous, and illegal

Articles of Interest

Nevada Highway Patrol banned, but quickly and partially reversed stance on ‘Blue Lives Matter’ flags and other pro-police symbols (NV Indy)

Travelers from Nevada will have to quarantine in New York area (LVRJ)

Las Vegas Aviators’ season canceled (LVRJ)

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