Sunday night COVID 19 update

Easter weekend was not the same this year for any of us. In Michigan the governor instituted strict regulations against people traveling from house to house, banned any travel to property owned in Northern Michigan, and even put a stop to boat owners using the lakes. Here's some of the other news from the weekend regarding COVID19.

Numbers as of Sunday show 6,604 confirmed coronavirus cases in Ohio; 503 of those cases in Lucas County. A total of 253 deaths have been confirmed in the state.

The U.S. death toll eclipsed Italy’s for the highest in the world, surpassing 20,000.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been discharged from a London hospital where he was treated in intensive care for the new coronavirus.

TARTA instituted a new policy at the end of last week requiring all riders to wear some sort of face covering in an attempt to curb the spread of the virus.

At the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department phones have been ringing off the hook with complaints of people reporting people who they see ignoring the guidelines set by Gov. DeWine.

The President Saturday night said a decision to open up the economy was a decision he alone would make, and would be “the biggest” of his presidency. He has targeted 1 May as the date when the country might begin a return to normalcy.

Dr Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious diseases expert, stressed any such move should come only when it was safe and as a gradual process and warned of the danger of a resurgence of Covid-19 later in the year if things reopened too soon.

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