Utah Gov. Gary Herbert held a press convention late Friday afternoon to announce new steps in Utah to fight the unfold of COVID-19.
Hebert desires Utahns to “Keep Secure, Keep Dwelling” — which is the title of a brand new directive given by the governor’s workplace. Many elements of the brand new directive deal with issues most Utahns are already doing.
In a press launch, the governor’s workplace:
This isn’t a shelter in place order, however somewhat the subsequent step within the Pressing Section specified by the Utah Leads Collectively plan. This directive seeks to clarify what people and companies ought to do to sluggish the unfold of COVID-19 in our state and communities.
Under are highlights of Herbert’s “Keep Secure, Keep Dwelling” directive.
You may learn the entire directive here:
Whereas we’re seeing constructive indications that that is slowing the unfold of coronavirus in our communities, we have to do extra. The clear directives issued immediately will assist Utahns perceive what actions are secure — and if we unite behind these directions as if our lives depended upon them, we are going to, actually, save many lives.
I’m tremendously grateful to all Utahns who’re already taking steps to remain at residence every time attainable.
Objectives of the directive are to flatten the curve, scale back the pressure on hospitals and the healthcare system, and decrease the affect on medical assets for these with highest want.
Utahns are anticipated to remain residence every time attainable. The directive contains particular directions for all people, high-risk people (60 years and older and people with severe underlying medical situations), and kids. The directives concerning hygiene, gatherings, journey, and outside recreation are efficient instantly.
Companies that stay open are reminded to adjust to all public…