Virus Outbreak Nevada

The Las Vegas Strip is deserted as casinos and other business are closed because of the coronavirus outbreak, Tuesday, April 14, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Las Vegas visitation was down 97% compared to 2019, according to data from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.

LVCVA stats indicate that visitation was at 106,900 in April, a 97% drop compared to 3,542,000 in 2019.

The stats also show that convention attendance saw a 100% drop compared to 2019.

According to the data, Las Vegas had 529,500 from convention attendance in 2019. This year, it saw zero.

"With global travel restrictions and stay-at-home orders in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Las Vegas visitation in April was a small fraction of normal levels (107k visitors), limited to est. stays with friends or relatives and/or those in non-gaming properties that remained open for essential transient lodging," the report notes.

Gov. Sisolak has permitted Nevada casinos to reopen their doors on June 4.

Visit https://bit.ly/3de5vpm to read the full report from the LVCVA.

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