Virus Outbreak Vegas Casinos

FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2020, file photo, a woman watches the fountains at the Bellagio hotel-casino along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. Gambling giant MGM Resorts International is joining the growing number of Las Vegas Strip casinos with state regulatory approval to open casino floors at 100% capacity and no person-to-person distancing requirement. The company said Wednesday, May 12, 2021, it got Nevada Gaming Control Board approval for the Bellagio, ARIA, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Mirage, New York-New York, Luxor, Excalibur and Park MGM. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Las Vegas saw the highest visitor volume so far during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In July, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority reported more than 3.3 million visitors. It's 11% more visitors from last month and is the strongest visitation month since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020.

However, Las Vegas visitation still isn't showing pre-pandemic numbers just yet. Year-over-year compared to 2019, visitation is still down 10.4%.

Nevada gaming has rebounded, according to a report released Thursday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Nevada set a monthly win record of $1.36 billion in July.

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