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Clark County surpasses 1,000 COVID-19 deaths

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Posted at 12:17 PM, Aug 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-20 18:51:34-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — After the Southern Nevada Health District reported that there have been more than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths in the county, they issued the following statement:

Today, as the Southern Nevada Health District is reporting more than 1006 people in our community have lost their lives due to COVID-19, we want to express our deepest sympathies to their families and friends.

We would also like to express our gratitude to the health care workers, first responders, and everyone who is working during this time to serve the public in a safe and healthy manner. We appreciate your efforts, your support, and what you do to keep our residents and visitors safe.

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