Ed Komenda, Reno Gazette Journal Published 12:42 p.m. ET March 31, 2020 | Updated 12:49 p.m. ET March 31, 2020CLOSE Shirley Raines got in her car wearing gloves and a mask to deliver hand sanitizer, food and vitamin C to the homeless on Los Angeles’ Skid Row. StoryfulLAS VEGAS – Homeless people on the streets of Las Vegas are sleeping in squares painted on the asphalt of a soccer stadium parking lot – many of them without padding. The Southern Nevada Health District announced last week that a homeless man tested positive for COVID-19, forcing Catholic Charities to shutter its shelter and leave 500 people without a place to sleep overnight.Soon after, city officials opened an emergency homeless shelter on the upper parking lot of the Cashman Center in Las Vegas, where boxes have been outlined on the asphalt in white paint to create space between the temporary residents. “The marked squares are designed to help meet social distancing requirements,”  said Jace Radke, city of Las Vegas spokesman, in an email. “We’ll continue to provide this temporary respite, while practicing necessary social distancing, for anyone who is suffering from homelessness. We look forward to Catholic Charities reopening this week.”Pictures on social media show what the scene looked like Monday morning. Nevada, a state in

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