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What You Missed Overnight: Travel Declaration Glitches, Possible Reopening Of Country, And More

Apr 13, 2020, 6:38 AM

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

Utah’s trying to fix glitches with the system that’s sending out COVID-19 travel declarations

People complained they’re getting the travel alerts even if they’re not entering the state, and some Utahns said they’re even getting those alerts while in their homes. Read more here.

Police are fining people in California for violating the stay-at-home order

Seven people who visited Santa Cruz, California, were each fined $1,000 for violating the state’s shelter-in-place guidelines. Read more here.

Dr. Fauci said some parts of the country could possible start opening in May

The United States’ top infectious disease expert says the economy in parts of the country could have a “rolling reentry” as early as next month, provided health authorities can quickly identify and isolate people who will inevitably be infected with the coronavirus. Read more here.

New York is starting to see some signs of hope

There are some signs of hope that the coronavirus infection rate is plateauing in New York. But the state is still wrapping up its worst week in deaths so far since the outbreak began. Read more here.

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Teachers at Utah’s largest high school are done taking away cell phones from students. They’re trying something new in the Fall, and if they’re successful, other schools might do the same.

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Listen up! The health consequences of untreated hearing loss

Around 600,000 people in Utah have hearing loss, but many may not realize they do until they're tested and how it can affect their health.

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Hogle Zoo has announced that the newest member of its gorilla troop is named Addo.

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As double-digit temperatures start climbing into the triple digits and breaking records, construction is still happening.

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What You Missed Overnight: Travel Declaration Glitches, Possible Reopening Of Country, And More