Virus Outbreak Nevada

The sun rises behind the air traffic control tower at McCarran International airport, Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Las Vegas. Officials at the airport said in a tweet that it will remain open with reduced operations after an air traffic controller tested positive late Wednesday, temporarily closing the control tower. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The air traffic control tower at McCarran International Airport reopened Wednesday.

According to an FAA map indicating COVID-19-impacted facilities, the tower will become operational today with increased staffing throughout the day.

McCarran confirmed the reopening as well.

FAA said they conducted a deep clean of the tower after the employee was tested positive.

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