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Biden orders tough vaccination rules for federal workers

Federal workers will be required to attest they’ve been vaccinated against the coronavirus or else face mandatory masking, weekly testing, distancing and other new rules.

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Hospitalizations for COVID-19 in Nevada at peak levels of last summer

Updated data from the Department of Health and Human Services posted on the state’s coronavirus website showed 1,143 people hospitalized with confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19, a sharp increase of 97 from Monday’s report.

CDC recommends the vaccinated wear masks where virus surges

The new mask guidance follows recent decisions in Los Angeles and St. Louis to revert to indoor mask mandates amid a spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.

Nevada foundation strives to make virtual Camp Cartwheel fun for kids

Camp Cartwheel, the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation’s four-day camp program for children diagnosed with chronic or critical illnesses and their siblings, goes virtual for a second year due to pandemic concerns.

Nevada adds 2.4K COVID cases, 20 deaths over weekend

The record totals since the state halted weekend reporting in mid-April came as the state test positivity rate for the disease jumped to 13.5 percent.

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