Fact check: Chris Constant says Las Vegas has zero Covid. Official stats say otherwise


At Tuesday’s meeting, Anchorage Assemblyman Chris Constant described his recent vacation adventure to Las Vegas, where he said face masks are the norm and the Covid case counts are zero. No one complains about masks and everyone wears them when indoors, he said.

Constant said that Las Vegas, Clark County a county of 2.2 million residents, had zero cases of Covid on Oct. 9. Same on Oct. 10 — zero cases.

He noted that in Anchorage, a city of 287,000 people, there were 391 cases of Covid on Oct. 8, and 277 cases on Oct. 10. By Oct. 11, the Anchorage cases were halved,

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