More than 500 people from a group that calls itself The Reopen Nevada Group, protested the states closure orders at the Grant Sawyer Building in Las Vegas Saturday afternoon.
They also participated in a 2 hour car caravan on Las Vegas Blvd North before the protest at the Sawyer building.waved American flags and cheered slogans such as “Who wants to protect small business?” and “Churches are essential”.
Meanwhile, hundreds of people protested at the State Capitol in Carson City, Nevada, on Saturday, demanding that Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak reopen the state’s economy and lift a stay-at-home order that he imposed to stop the spread of coronavirus outbreak.
News media video showed protesters parading on a sidewalk carried U.S. flags and signs displaying messages such as “Open Nevada” and “Stop the Tyranny.” Meanwhile, others in cars honked the vehicle’s horns.
The Department of Health and Human Services reported on its coronavirus website that at least 151 people have died and more than 3,600 people had tested positive for the coronavirus as of Saturday morning, up from at least 142 dead and 3,500 positives on Friday.