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What You Missed Overnight: Summit County Stay At Home Order, US Now Has Most COVID-19 Cases, And More

Mar 27, 2020, 6:25 AM | Updated: 6:26 am
A store on Main Street in Park City is closed due to the COVID-19 crisis....
A store on Main Street in Park City is closed due to the COVID-19 crisis.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Here are some of the top coronavirus stories you may have missed overnight.

Summit County residents begin Day 1 of the stay-at-home order

The Summit County stay-at-home order went into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Friday. While residents are being told to stay home, the sheriff clarified that this is not a lockdown, and authorities won’t be forcing people to stay indoors at all times.

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The United States now has the most cases of the coronavirus in the world

The U.S. surpassed China and Italy overnight with the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases.

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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he’s tested positive for COVID-19

Boris Johnson took to Twitter Friday to let everyone know he tested positive for the coronavirus, and he’s currently in quarantine.

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Another Salt Lake City Council member has tested positive for the novel coronavirus

Councilman Dan Dugan announced he’s tested positive for COVID-19. He’s the second member of the Salt Lake City Council to get the virus.

Read more here. 

 

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What You Missed Overnight: Summit County Stay At Home Order, US Now Has Most COVID-19 Cases, And More