LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced a new option for masking at large venue events in the state during a Monday afternoon press conference.

Under a new directive, some large venues are permitted to drop masking requirements at large indoor events if, and only if, everyone in attendance is vaccinated.

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak introduced a new option for masks in the state. This "second option allows a masking exception for vaccinated people for venues that require proof of vaccination for all attendees," Sisolak said Monday.

"If a large event venue choose to require vaccination proof, those that are fully vaccinated may take their mask off. Partially-vaccinated (people) can attend, but must wear a mask," Sisolak said during the news conference.

This applies to indoor venues with more than 4,000 seats. The governor said venues must develop plans to indicate who is vaccinated and who is not.

Sisolak hopes by giving this new option to large venues, it will inspire more Nevadans to get vaccinated to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and serious hospitalization.

However, venues can still opt to require attendees to mask up, despite the new guidance.

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(4) comments

GlWd

More nonsensical stupidity (if there is such a thing) from our 'illustrious' governments leaders.

jeezlouise

psychopath Marxist obsessed with power....BORDER WIDE OPEN TOT ERORISTS AND DISEASE BUT AMERICANS ARE PERSECUTED AND POISONED OR SHUNNED. Sisolak is a criminal tyrant.

AmericaFirst

More trash from our idiot governor. There is no reliable way to verify if anyone has been vaccinated. I have firsthand knowledge that the state database Is flawed and incomplete.

Nevermore

Worthless. With all the jihadists coming into the country,(thanks to our pedophile overseer) who would go to a large venue.

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