Wynn Las Vegas, Encore to close temporarily to reduce COVID-19 spread, company says

Posted at 4:25 PM, Mar 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-16 07:39:14-04

Wynn Resorts has decided to temporarily close Wynn Las Vegas and Encore as part of its continuing effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus disease 2019, the company says.

In a press release to the media, Wynn Resorts said it will pay all full-time Wynn and Encore employees during the closure.

The closure will be effective March 17 at 6 p.m. and is expected to be in effect for two weeks. The company will then evaluate the situation, it says.

A limited number of employees and management will remain at the resort to secure and maintain the facility.

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