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UNLV School of Public Health expanding COVID-19 contact tracing

Posted at 6:14 PM, Oct 02, 2020

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The UNLV School of Public Health is expanding its COVID-19 contact tracing program.

This is thanks to a $3.4 million grant from the state of Nevada.

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The effort will employ 200 students to assist in identifying and reaching out to individuals who may have been exposed to the virus.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the state has identified more than 20,000 cases through contact tracing.