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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - JUNE 04: A social distancing sign is posted along the sidewalk at Caesars Palace on the Las Vegas Strip as the property opens for the first time since being closed on March 17 because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, on June 4, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hotel-casinos throughout the state are opening today as part of a phased reopening of the economy with social distancing guidelines and other restrictions in place. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Health officials are reporting 1,217 new cases of COVID-19 and 23 new deaths in Clark County, continuing the virus surge currently seen across the U.S. There have been 97,608 cases of the coronavirus, including 1,641 deaths, reported in Clark County through Monday, Nov. 16, per the Southern Nevada Health District. Of those cases, 7,116 have been reported in the last seven days, or an average of about 1016.6 cases per day. So far the Health District estimates 84,950 people have recovered from the virus, or about 87% of reported cases.