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(CNN) New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham stated that she’ll do “what’s right” for her state to slow coronavirus spread even if President Donald Trump relieves up on social distancing standards come May.
Her Sunday remarks come as Trump weighs resuming
the United States economy in 3 weeks, in spite of health specialists on the White House job force, consisting of Dr. Anthony Fauci, having actually warned versus unwinding mitigation efforts, alerting that it might cause a resurge in cases.
But as Trump itches to resume the nation, it’s the country’s mayors and guvs who hold the genuine power to implement closures and raise stay-at-home orders.
On the very same program Sunday, New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy likewise was reluctant to state when the state might go back to normalcy.
“I fear if we open prematurely and we have actually not adequately made that health healing and split the back of this infection, that we might be putting gas on the fire, even accidentally,” he informed Tapper.
New Mexico presently has more than 1,100 verified cases of coronavirus and 20 deaths from the infection, according to the John Hopkins University
tally. New Jersey is the 2nd state, behind New York, with the most validated cases. The state has more than 58,100 validated cases and 2,183 deaths since Sunday.