The governors of Texas, Florida and South Dakota said they have no plans to close their states because there is a new wave of coronovirus cases in the country.
Texas Government. Greg Abbott said in an interview that there would be “no more lockdowns” in the state and that he “wants to work to fix those who have Kovid” so that they can leave hospitals and return to their normalcy. The routine, the Texas Tribune reported.
A spokesman for the governor told NBC News on Wednesday that Abbott’s plan to slow the spread of the virus would rely on “data-driven hospitalization metrics used by doctors and medical experts”.
As of Wednesday, Texas had more than 1.1 million cases and according to data compiled by NBC News, there were 20,274 deaths related to coronaviruses, and the state had seen a 47 percent increase in cases over the past 14 days.
“Some communities experience hospitalization,” spokeswoman Rene Eze said in a statement, with the state of Texas working closely with local authorities to provide the necessary resources to address these spikes and keep Texas safe To go. ” The plan is to begin the delivery of an antibody therapy drug made by Eli Lilly.
The governor will also continue with a plan announced in September, stating that if the number of Kovid-19 patients in the area exceeds 15 percent of the hospital’s capacity for seven consecutive days, they will resume business. Will give
Areas reaching that limit would have to reduce occupancy capacity of businesses by 50 percent, among other things.
“Local authorities have every right to implement these existing protocols to help mitigate this virus,” Edge said in the statement.
“The protocols proved effective in slowing the summer spread and containing Kovid-19, and they can continue to work but only when they are in force.”
Florida Government. Ron DeSantis said he did not want to order a shutdown because he “did not want to hurt the families who cannot take refuge in the place for six weeks,” according to a statement his office sent to local station WPEC .
“Especially not for a virus that has a 99.8 percent survival rate.”
A spokesperson for DeSantis did not return multiple requests for comment.
The governor was heavily criticized for his reaction to the virus. In March, the governor took to the heat after the governor refused to issue a statewide shutdown of the beach as college students entered Florida for spring break.
He finally issued an order at a statewide residence in April. The state went into phase 3 of its re-inauguration plan in September, which allowed businesses to open and remove borders on gatherings. The state does not have a mask mandate.
More than 17,800 people have died of the virus in Florida. According to NBC Miami, the state recorded 10,105 positive cases on Sunday, totaling 885,201. This was the highest number of daily cases in the state since July.
According to WPS, DeSantis’s office said in its statement that more than 10,000 cases were “most likely due to a large submission file and skewing the number for that day”.
South Dakota Village. Christie Noam drew a lot of criticism in a tweet last week and reiterated her stance.
“We already know that lockdowns prevent the spread of the DON’T virus. However, they destroy small businesses and jobs, and they make it difficult for families to put food on the table,” he wrote.
During a press conference on Wednesday, she claimed that cases were rising in South Dakota because of her refusal to perform masked mandates and lockouts.
“That’s not true,” he said. “There are 41 states that have some sort of masked mandate. Cases are increasing in 39 of those 41 states. Now some are saying in the media that South Dakota is the worst in the world at the moment and it is absolutely wrong.”
As of Wednesday, South Dakota had more than 68,671 cases and 671 deaths related to coronovirus, and the state had seen a 28 percent increase in cases over the past 14 days.
New restrictions and mandates are being implemented in cities across the country in the form of cases of the Kovid-19 spike. Mike Devin said on Tuesday Ohio will now be under a curfew In an attempt to stop the growth in his kingdom. The California government announced Monday that Gavin Newsome “Pulling emergency brake“Reopened plans and held back most of the state at the highest level of coronovirus restrictions.
Stay-at-home recommendations in Chicago and Cook County were effective on Monday to slow the spread of the virus. Authorities told residents to leave the house only for necessary activities.