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Letter Utah is not ready to reopen its schools

May 31, 2020 - The Salt Lake Tribune

The number of COVID-19 cases in Utah is increasing and so too is the number of Gov. Gary Herbert’s empty claims and assurances about the virus.

In a statement about all K-12 schools and colleges being expected to reopen in the fall, Herbert said, without offering supporting data, that he didn’t expect any setbacks and that “we are making progress.”

He also said, again without citing any data, that those areas still classified as “orange,” or moderate risk of spreading the...