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CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky talks about COVID-19 in Nevada concerns

Posted at 9:39 AM, Jul 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-16 14:23:49-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Early Friday morning, 13 Action News anchor Dave Courvoisier spoke with Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Walensky spoke about the CDC's concern about the rising number of cases and number of hospitalizations in Clark County.

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She also talked about vaccine hesitancy and the mask mandate.

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The test positivity rate for the state of Nevada was 10.9% on Thursday. The state reported an increase of 939 cases since Wednesday's report and a report of 771 hospitalizations.