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Signage as seen on the Las Vegas Strip on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, after gaming operations were ordered closed by Governor Steve Sisolak. (Daniel Clark/The Nevada Independent)

Welcome to the second installment of “Coronavirus Contextualized,” a recurring feature in which we explore some of the numbers swirling around in the time of coronavirus.

Through these stories, we hope to parse some of those numbers, including confirmed cases of COVID-19, people tested, number of hospitalizations and deaths, and provide some context to them. Some parts of the story will look familiar and will simply include updated data points from the prior edition. (You can view the first one, from March 31, here.) Other parts may be new, graphs and charts we’ve thought of as we attempt to help you understand what’s going on.

We’re also taking suggestions for what kind of data or graphs you would like to see appear in future versions of this story. You can reach out to [email protected] with any feedback. (You can also reach out — kindly! — with any errors you spy. We’re a small team, and we’re doing our very best to bring you all the information we can.)

Below, we take a look at what we do and don’t know about coronavirus in Nevada, how Nevada stacks up against other states and projections for the future.

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