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State Governors Call for Social Distance

Midwest governors release video calling for social distancing, mask wearing as COVID-19 cases spike

State Governors Call for Social Distance

Opening of bars and restaurants in some states has led to crowds ignoring government recommendations

Governors of 48 of the 50 U.S. states have eased restrictions imposed by the coronavirus, allowing businesses, shops, restaurants and factories to gradually reopen. However, indulgences are often accompanied by recommendations to maintain a social distance of at least two meters and requirements to wear masks..

However, for many Americans, tired of sitting within four walls for two months, the opening of bars and restaurants in Ohio and Wisconsin has led people to get together and socialize, as if the danger of a pandemic was over..

Ohio Governor Mike Devine said, “We need to keep our distance. Now is a very important time. “At the same time, 90 percent of the state’s economy has already opened..

“We need to open up, but with caution [to prevent another pandemic outbreak],” he said..State Governors Call for Social Distance “Whether we can reopen schools [in August] depends on what we are doing now. It’s in our common hands. “.

California Governor Gavin Newsom says 75 percent of his state’s economy has resumed, but coronavirus precautions must still be followed.

He said he had no idea that 80,000 people could gather at the stadium to watch football matches in the fall..

President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday: “The coronavirus (plague!) Situation is being handled very well medically. And it will be resolved! “

White House adviser Peter Navarro, following Trump, accused China of spreading the virus from Wuhan to Europe and then to the United States.

“Yes, I blame China,” he said, appearing on ABC’s This Week program. According to him, Beijing, “hiding behind a WHO shield, hid the virus from the world for two months”.

“They could have kept him in Wuhan,” he said. “Instead, it turned into a pandemic.”.

US Health Secretary Alex Azar told CNN that within two months the country “managed to flatten the curve” of the incidence to enable doctors to cope with the influx of patients in need of help..

“Although the workload was tragic and severe, it was controlled,” he said..

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