With each day as Coronavirus bleeds the U.S dry, more and more restrictions in the daily movement for the American people begin to increase. Governments are now being forced to make decisions that even further limit the number of places that people can go, what they can do and how many of them can gather in a single place. Many restaurants across the U.S cannot have dine-in services at the moment and public beaches across Florida are being closed.
New Jersey’s Gov. Phil Murphy quotes, “While this may be painful, the alternative is a lot more painful.” In the state of New Jersey, an atmosphere of indefinite curfew rolls around as residents are not allowed to go out from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. unless they absolutely require to. Furthermore, the rules are being implicated with a very heavy set of implementation all across the board.
In the Bay area alone, people are expected to keep a distance of 6 feet from any other living soul while millions of people are under strict orders to seek shelter at all times. The measures came under thorough check as the U.S sees no relief in decreasing the number of cases against the novel virus strain. At the time of writing, the U.S reports a massive 4,712 number of infected.
“I believe the people in the United States should take them seriously because they were based on some rather serious consideration back and forth,” quotes Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert. “Some may look at them and say they’re going to be really inconvenient for people. Some will look and say, well, maybe we’ve gone a little bit too far. They were well thought out.”
Furthermore, while the strict guidelines are posed to stick till up to 15 days at the max, The President quotes that the virus might not be subdued till July or August.