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Nye County votes to fully reopen and not enforce mask wearing May 1

Posted at 3:33 PM, Apr 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-07 20:53:10-04

PAHRUMP (KTNV) — The Nye County Commission voted on Tuesday night to reopen to 100% capacity and allow residents not to wear masks if they so choose on May 1.

Additionally, the commission voted to fully reopen all county and town offices under Nye County’s control.

The state of Nevada is scheduled to hand over the control of mitigation measures to local counties on May 1.

However, Gov. Sisolak has said that the mask mandate will remain in place.

A spokesperson for the county tells 13 Action News the decision by the Board of County Commissioners and how it could be implemented is being reviewed by the Nye County District Attorney’s Office.

Nye County reported on Wednesday that 16,395 vaccine doses have been administered in the county.


In Nye County, there have been 2,873 cases reported at this time with 106 deaths.