‘It should cause us all alarm’: Governor briefs Utahns on surging pandemic

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, (ABC4 Utah) – “It should cause us all alarm.” Governor Herbert briefed Utahns on the current pandemic situation, which now has a record number of positive cases and a record number of hospitalizations.

For Utah, it is one of the most severe moments of the Pandemic. 21 of Utah’s 29 counties are now listed as high transmission level areas.

At times the Governor seemed exasperated. He was not the only one. During the news conference, Dr. Angela Dunn also expressed exasperation said she was not trying to scare Utahn’s but was trying to inform everyone as to what was going on.

Governor Herbert told Utahn’s the hospitals were starting to fill up, Officials are worried the rate is not sustainable

The Governor said, “It’s like playing a game of whack-a-mole” he said the fight is frustrating because once you get one point handled, something else pops up.

You can watch the entire press conference above.

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