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Lockdown Diaries | Vegas Frontliner

As of May 31, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control reports 66,447 COVID-19 infections among healthcare workers in the United States, with 318 deaths. The contribution of healthcare workers in the fight agains COVID-19 is of utmost importance. Let us take a look at the situation in Las Vegas, Nevada, considered the entertainment capital of the world. #LockdownDiaries: Filipina Frontliner in Las Vegas The famous Las Vegas Strip in Nevada is set to reopen on June 4, with casinos, hotels, and restaurants resuming operations, and shows and nightclubs remaining closed. The Strip, as it is more popularly known among tourists, is the four-mile stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard, considered the center of the world's entertainment capital. Here, one can find the widely-photographed Welcome to Las Vegas sign and other big hotels like Bellagio, Caesar’s Palace, and The Venetian. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of May 31, 2020, there are 8,495 reported COVID-19 cases in Nevada, with 417 deaths. Meanwhile, the number of healthcare workers infected with COVID-19 in the US is at 66,447 with 318 deaths. The contribution of healthcare workers is, without a doubt, invaluable during this pandemic. However, the number of infections among healthcare workers continue to increase. To better understand the situation, watch this episode of #Lockdown Diaries featuring a Filipina nurse in Las Vegas.