What You Missed Overnight: Stay-At-Home Order Extensions, Toilet Paper Production, And More
Apr 8, 2020, 7:10 AM
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Here are some of the important coronavirus stories you may have missed overnight.
Utah counties are extending their stay-at-home orders.
Summit County has already extended its stay-at-home order to May 1, and Salt Lake County could possibly extend its order to Memorial Day. Read more here.
A plant in Box Elder County is running 24/7 to make toilet paper
Employees at the Procter & Gamble plant in Box Elder County are working around the clock to keep up with the push to get more toilet paper on shelves across the nation. Read more here.
The Paycheck Protection Program is offering incentives to keep workers on the payroll
Governor Gary Herbert called on small businesses to take action Tuesday and apply for the Paycheck Protection Program to keep workers employed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent another night in ICU
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is receiving “standard oxygen treatment” and is breathing without assistance, his spokesperson said Tuesday, a day after he was transferred to intensive care with coronavirus. Read more here.
Wisconsin voters were forced to choose between health and democracy
If Wisconsin was a test case for voting in the age of coronavirus, the test did not go well. Read more here.
Small business owners are still waiting for the loans the government promised
Small business owners hoping for quick help from the government’s emergency $349 billion lending program were still waiting amid reports of computer problems at the Small Business Administration. Read more here.