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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - JUNE 04: A statue of Julius Caesar wears a mask 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)

A big casino company is expanding employee coronavirus vaccination clinics to more of its Las Vegas properties, days after state regulators prodded employers to make it easier for workers to get shots. Caesars Entertainment scheduled in-house shot drives in coming days at its Bally’s, Caesars Palace and Flamingo. Regulators on Friday tied employee vaccinations to plans that companies are submitting in hopes of raising gambling floor capacity limits beginning May 1. Statewide, the number of deaths from COVID-19 jumped to 22 on Tuesday, and a two-week measure of positivity, or the percentage of people tested and found to be infected, rose to 4.4%.