MGM Resorts International on Wednesday confirmed that a guest staying at The Mirage has tested positive for the coronavirus.
In a statement, MGM said the person from New York was an attendee of the Women of Power Summit, which was held at The Mirage from March 5-8.
“Upon learning of the individual’s symptoms, Mirage staff worked in coordination with the state health district to implement MGM’s health and safety protocol,” the company said.
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MGM said professional cleaners “with expertise in this area are deep cleaning and sanitizing the individual’s room, as outlined in the company’s health and safety procedures and in accordance with CDC guidelines for eliminating the presence of the virus.
“Access to to the room remains restricted as it undergoes this comprehensive cleaning and disinfectant process.”
In addition, MGM said it has implemented temporary enhanced cleaning procedures with a heavy emphasis on public areas. T-Mobile Arena was hosting the opening round of the Pac-12 Conference men’s basketball tournament Wednesday and spectators were permitted inside the arena.
“We are currently coordinating with the Southern Nevada Health District to notify guests and employees who may have had close prolonged contact with the individual and are directing our employees to follow all self-quarantine requests,” the company said in its statement.
The company’s announcement comes as state and local health officials said Wednesday that three more presumptive coronavirus cases have been reported in Clark County, bringing the total to five. Statewide, there have been seven coronavirus cases reported.