Michigan And Washington With more than 11 million cases of Kovid-19 now reported, several other states joined in Sunday to announce renewed efforts to combat the coronavirus. United States – Recently millions are coming within the week – and many Americans are preparing to observe the Thanksgiving holiday when the pandemic is discovered.
Michigan Governor Gretchen Wittmers In an effort to curb spiking case numbers in the state, the administration has ordered high schools and colleges to close private classes, restaurants for indoor dining and stop organized sports – including football playoffs.
The order also limits indoor and outdoor residential meetings, closes some recreational facilities and prohibits gyms from hosting group exercise classes.
The new rules, which have been in place for three weeks, are broad but will not wipe out the Democratic governor’s stay-at-home order last spring.
She faced pushbacks from those who opposed the decision to tighten rather than relax what was one of the country’s toughest stay-home orders.
“The situation is unprecedented,” Whitmer said, adding that even angry kidnapping plots over her previous virus activity were targeted, officials told a news conference Sunday evening. “We are at the presbytery and we need to take some action.”
Orders from Michigan arrive the same day Washington Governor Jay Insley The state announced next month that it would impose new sanctions on businesses and social gatherings as it continues to face increasing cases.
From Tuesday, gyms and some recreation centers in Washington will have to close their indoor services.
Retail stores, including grocery stores, are ordered to limit indoor capacity and multi-household, indoor social gatherings are prohibited unless attendees are detained for 14 days or tested negative for Kovid-19 and detained for one week. By Wednesday, restaurants and bars will again be restricted to open dining and service to go.
The actions also follow terrible milestones that have been crossed Texas And California Since the outbreak, states have identified more than 1 million Kovid-19 cases each.
In Texas, sporting events have been canceled and at least one city has added mobile morgs in the wake of high virus deaths in hospitals.
Meanwhile, in California, the most populous state in the country and the first to issue an order at home across the state, officials planning holiday meetings are urged to take strict precautions, including keeping small, outdoor and two-hour visits.
And in North Dakota, Resistance in the past Governor Doug Burgham The state hospital ordered a statewide mask order in an effort to control the spread of the coronavirus, which was stressed and imposed several business restrictions late Friday.
The Republican listened to the advice of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals that face shields were necessary. Bars, restaurants and other venues were also ordered to reduce capacity.