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Capacities Up To 50% In Nevada As Coronavirus Cases Decline

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As customer capacity increased to 50% at casinos, businesses and restaurants, Nevada health officials are beginning to give back to counties oversight of coronavirus prevention measures.

The state COVID-19 Response Task Force plans meetings Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with groups of county managers, emergency, public health and elected officials about the state handing over pandemic authority by May 1.

Task force chief Caleb Cage said the Nevada Hospital Association was reporting some of the lowest numbers of COVID-19 hospitalizations since the first known death from COVID-19 in Nevada was reported a year ago.