Traveling to Las Vegas During Covid-19: What You Need to Know Before You Go
Editor’s note – Coronavirus cases remain high across the globe. Health officials are warning you to delay your trip if you are not fully vaccinated. Below is information on what to know if you plan to travel, last updated in full on April 20.
“It is the CDC’s continuing assessment that, at this time, an order requiring masking in the domestic transportation corridor remains necessary for public health,” the CDC said in a statement.
“The CDC will continue to monitor public health conditions to determine if such an order remains necessary. The CDC believes this is a lawful order, well within the CDC’s legal authority to protect health. public.”
Earlier Wednesday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Americans had a “choice” whether or not to wear a mask on a plane following a court ruling banning the federal mandate of mask on planes, trains and other public transport.
Conclusion: As of 7 p.m. ET on April 20, you are not required to wear a mask on public transport. However, this is a fluid situation. You should watch news reports before you travel.
Nevada lifted its indoor mask mandate on February 10.
There are no restrictions on domestic travel to Las Vegas or the state of Nevada, but testing and vaccination requirements apply to most international arrivals into the United States.
What’s on offer?
It’s America’s playground for adults, and gambling is the star attraction.
For those not swayed by the lure of slot machines and roulette, Las Vegas has become a major foodie destination. Comedians, singers and other artists have also settled there.
The lights of the Las Vegas Strip at night are a sight in themselves, and nearby desert getaways are exceptional.
who can go
There are no restrictions on domestic travel in Las Vegas.
What are the restrictions?
The one-day window for testing applies to all international arrivals, including US citizens.
Las Vegas, along with the rest of Nevada, does not impose any testing or vaccination requirements on domestic travelers arriving for vacation from the United States or its territories.
What is the Covid situation?
As of April 18, the seven-day average test positivity rate was 8.9%. That’s up from the 5.2% recorded on April 4, but down from the January 9 peak of 42.9% at the peak of Omicron’s surge.
What can visitors expect?
The big draws in Vegas – casinos, shows, hotels and restaurants – are open. The state of Nevada lifted its indoor mask mandate on February 10.
At a press conference, Governor Steve Sisolak said, “The time has come for me to announce that Nevada will be rescinding our mask mandate, effective immediately.”
Sisolak said the state is better equipped to fight the pandemic, citing home testing kits and the state’s declining overall case count and hospitalizations.
You can check hotel websites before you go to see their Covid safety measures.