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UPDATE: Gov. Steve Sisolak extends 'Nevada pause' through Jan. 15

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Posted at 10:53 AM, Dec 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-13 19:40:40-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Gov. Steve Sisolak held a press conference on Sunday to provide an update on Nevada’s COVID-19 response.

Sisolak announced the extension of the "Nevada pause" through Jan.15, 2021.

He also announced a new residential eviction moratorium will be signed on Dec 14 and go through March 2021.

Sisolak says the state is ready to deliver the vaccine, "The state team has worked closely with our partners. Plans are in place to distribute the 1st allocation of the Pfizer vaccine to our frontline health care workers for immediate vaccination, & staff and residents in our skilled nursing facilities as soon as possible."

He made it very clear that if the situation with COVID-19 doesn't improve in the state, further mandates may have to be put in place.

Watch the full press conference here: