State To Stay In Phase 2 For 5 Weeks
Last updated 8/10/2020 at 3:13pm
Last week, Gov. Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina would remain paused in Safer At Home Phase 2 for another five weeks as students and staff return to schools, colleges and universities, and the state doubles down on efforts to decrease COVID-19 numbers.
“Other states that lifted restrictions quickly have had to go backward as their hospital capacity ran dangerously low and their cases jumped higher. We will not make that mistake in North Carolina,” said Cooper. “In keeping with our dimmer switch approach with schools opening, and in order to push for decreasing numbers which...