The President of the United States Donald trump presented a plan for lifting restrictions in the country, announced the White house on April 16. The plan envisages a phase-out introduced because of the pandemic coronavirus quarantine.
Trump suggested that the States had removed restrictions “step by step, not all at once.”
The proposed guidelines allow governors “to open States or of the district” given the situation on the ground.
“The recommendations were developed by leading medical experts and based on verifiable indicators, which relate to the situation in the regions”, – said in a statement.
The White house noted that thanks to the efforts of all Americans there is a “critical progress” in the alignment of the curve of infection by the coronavirus in the country.
“Long-term stop on a national scale is not viable and can cause large-scale harm to the health and well-being of our citizens. The President’s approach protects the health and safety of Americans, and will lay the foundations for economic growth”, – according to the White house.
In the administration, trump said that the principles will allow the healthy Americans back to work, while the elderly and other vulnerable persons will be protected.
At a briefing April 16, trump said that the plan will be implemented taking into account the specifics of the situation in each state, reported “Voice of America”. Staff should use a gradual approach to the return of Americans to work. Governors will be able to make changes in the plan’s implementation in their States, and will have the right to resume economic activities in the case of high risk of transmission.
The Agency Associated Press, which reviewed the plan, noted that in the first stage, it involves strict social distancing for all people (to avoid Assembly of more than 10 employees and cancel all non-essential travel). In the second phase were allowed to resume the trip, but there is a recommendation to avoid meeting people more than 50 people. The third stage involves the return to normal life for most Americans, at this stage efforts will be focused on identifying and isolating new infections. Each phase will last at least 14 days to ensure that the attenuation does not increase the transmission of the virus.
This gradual opening should begin in areas where there is a reduction in the rate of infection and carried out a mass testing of the population.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in China in December 2019. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Because of the rapid spread of the disease, many countries have introduced strict quarantine, business activity in the world decreased significantly. According to the forecast of the Agency S&P, because of the coronavirus pandemic of the US economy in 2020 will be reduced by 5.2%.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, coronavirus in the United States has infected more than 670 thousand people, of which 33 286 died. USA ranks first in the world in the number of infections and deaths.