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Health experts: The holidays are to blame for COVID-19 spike

Posted at 7:57 AM, Jan 22, 2021

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — State health experts say the holidays could be to blame for the recent spike in COVID-19 deaths.

This comes after a record 71 deaths were reported on Wednesday.

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Officials say the full impact from the holiday has likely been felt, since we've been seeing a lower trend in cases and hospitalizations.