Governors have reinstated some restrictions on businesses as new daily coronavirus cases skyrocket.
(Editor’s note: and that’s despite the fact that the CDC just admitted the Wuhan Flu death rate is ten times lower than it originally thought)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday that bars will be shut down and restaurant capacity will be capped at lower occupancy as a spike in coronavirus cases across the state has fueled a rising number of hospitalizations and driven the coronavirus positivity rate above 10%. . .
Meanwhile, COVID-19 cases continued to increase in Florida. Health officials reported 8,942 new infections Friday, eclipsing a previous single-day record of 5,511 reached on Wednesday.
Florida announced Friday that bars must be closed immediately. Florida’s Secretary of the Department of Business & Professional Regulation Halsey Beshears issued the decision just three weeks after reopening.
While Arizona’s new daily case counts are growing by the thousands, Gov. Doug Ducey has not pulled back on plans to reopen the state. From Thursday to Friday, new cases jumped about 3,400, increasing the total number of cases in the state to at least 66,400. Deaths also increased from Thursday by 45, making the total number of deaths exceed 1,500. (Read more from “Coronavirus Spike Leads to Tighter Restrictions” HERE)