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LVCVA's CEO Steve Hill 'not aware' of coronavirus spread at Las Vegas construction sites

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Posted at 7:47 AM, Apr 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-15 13:45:30-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is addressing COVID-19 concerns at construction sites after workers at both Resorts World and Allegiant Stadium tested positive for COVID-19.

Steve Hill says guidelines are very strict at the Allegiant Stadium site and the Las Vegas Convention Center expansion site in order to protect workers.

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He also says that he does not believe there has been a spread of the virus at sites where a worker tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.

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"There have been some cases of coronavirus on some large projects," he said. "There has been no indication that I'm aware of where those cases have led to a spread as the result."

Although there are reports that the Raiders are searching for another place to possible play their first games, there have been no official announcements of construction delays for the stadium.

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