Impact of Masks on the Economy

During Governor Herbert’s Monday briefing, Taylor Randall from the University of Utah’s Eccles School of Business spoke to the media about a recent study conducted …

Gov. Gary Herbert declares state of emergency for hospital overcrowding, case surge

Following weeks of continued stress on Utah’s hospital networks due to a rise in cases of COVID-19, Gov. Gary R. Herbert has declared a new State of Emergency to address hospital overcrowding.

The situation is dire and unsustainable. We must take action now to protect our hospitals and healthcare workers and to avoid further devastation on our families, communities, and businesses.

Gov. Herbert Statement on Friday COVID-19 Case Count

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Gov. Gary R. Herbert released a statement regarding Friday’s COVID-19 case numbers, saying in part,
“The numbers being reported today are exactly what we’ve been warning Utah residents about for weeks. They are why we’ve implored Utahns to adopt the behaviors that could have prevented us from reaching this point.