As virus cases soar across south and west, Texas pauses reopening. 

Just when America thought that now it has won over the virus and will be able to revive its economy soon, the cases in states like Florida, Texas, and Arizona started skyrocketing.

Just the last day, America reported the highest single-day virus case since the pandemic hit the country. It reported over 35,000 new cases. States like Missouri, Utah registered their highest cases. 

If this alone wasn’t concerning experts believe that they might have identified only 10% of people who are infected with the virus due to the limitations of testing and cases related to asymptomatic patients. Some experts believe that close to 5-7% of Americans might have been infected by the virus. 

As virus cases soar across south and west, Texas pauses reopening. 
As virus cases soar across south and west, Texas pauses reopening.

One of the largest roles in this is being played by Texas, the second largest state in America. Texas had started reporting fewer cases after imposing stay at home orders. So, in order to take a jab at the economy, governor Abbot started reopening Texas starting May 1. The state witnessed one of the shortest imposition of stay at home orders in the country. Experts believe that this was one of the major reasons for the situation of the state. 

Governor had Earlier said that he is not going to shut down the state again. He will try everything but he won’t shut down again. However, the governor has done something similar if not the same. As for now, he has paused the reopening. No new things in the state will open up for some weeks to come until the situation becomes normal. Governor said that 

“We are focused on strategies that slow the spread of this virus while also allowing Texans to continue earning a paycheck to support their families,” The last thing we want to do as a state is going backward and close down businesses.” for more such latest news stay tuned with us. 

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