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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MARCH 22: An exterior view shows The El Cortez Hotel & Casino in the Fremont East Entertainment District closed as a result of the statewide shutdown due to the continuing spread of the coronavirus across the United States on March 22, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. On Friday, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak ordered a mandatory shutdown of most nonessential businesses in the state until April 16 to help combat the spread of the virus. The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) a global pandemic on March 11th. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

More than one-fourth of Nevada’s workforce is out of a job. The chief economist for the state employment office said Friday Nevada’s April unemployment rate of 28.2% is the worst in the nation. David Schmidt says it’s the worst any state has seen since the national employment rate was estimated at 25% in 1933 during the depths of the Great Depression. Nevada has been hit especially hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic because so many of its jobs are tied to travel, tourism and hospitality industries. He says Nevada’s accommodation and food service industry lost nearly 41% of its jobs compared to last April.