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Venetian, Palazzo expected to reopen in June

Employees, families getting free coronavirus testing

Strip Casinos Begin Temporary Closures

Steve Marcus

An exterior view of the Venetian in Las Vegas,Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

The Venetian and Palazzo will likely reopen sometime in June, parent company Las Vegas Sands said in a statement today.

The company has also started offering free coronavirus testing for all employees and household family members age 13 and up, the statement said.

The tests are being administered by the Wellness Group and PMH Laboratory Inc.

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak in mid-March ordered casinos and other nonessential businesses statewide closed to curb the spread of the virus.

While some businesses were allowed to reopen starting Saturday, casinos have not yet received the go-ahead to resume operations.

Sands, which has paid its employees throughout the shutdown, said will continue to do so until its properties reopen, according to the statement.