What’s Happening in the World

As of today, April 5th, 2020….
*Gas price a mile from home was $2.19.
*School cancelled for the school year as of March 14, 2020 – it’s continuing online.
*Self-distancing measures on the rise.
*Tape on the floors at grocery stores and others to help distance shoppers (6ft) from each other.
*Limited number of people inside stores, therefore, lineups outside the store doors.
*Non-essential stores and businesses mandated closed.
*Parks, trails, entire cities locked up.
*Entire sports seasons cancelled.
*Concerts, tours, festivals, entertainment events – cancelled.
*Weddings, family celebrations, holiday gatherings – cancelled.
*No masses, churches are closed. Church shifted from meeting at the church building to in-home worship starting March 14, 2020.
*Temples have all closed.
*U.S. missionaries serving in other countries are returning home. (Most are home by now.)
*Funerals- no more than 10 people can attend.
*Mothers giving birth alone.
*No gatherings of 50 or more, then 20 or more, now 10 or more.
*Don’t socialize with anyone outside of your home.
*Children’s outdoor play parks are closed.
*We are to distance from each other.
*Shortage of masks, gowns, gloves for our front-line workers.
*Shortage of ventilators for the critically ill.
*Panic buying sets in and we have no toilet paper, no disinfecting supplies, no paper towel no laundry soap, no hand sanitizer.
*Shelves are bare.
*Manufacturers, distilleries and other businesses switch their lines to help make visors, masks, hand sanitizer and PPE.
*Government closes the border to all non-essential travel.
*Fines are established for breaking the rules.
*Stadiums and recreation facilities open up for the overflow of Covid-19 patients.
*Press conferences daily from the President. Daily updates on new cases, recoveries, and deaths.
*Government incentives to stay home.
*Barely anyone on the roads.
*People wearing masks and gloves outside.
*Essential service workers are terrified to go to work.
*Medical field workers are afraid to go home to their families.
*5.4 Earthquake hit Utah (Magna) March 18, 2020.
*6.5 Earthquake hit 78 miles from Boise, Idaho, March 31, 2020.
*4.9 Earthquake hit near Palm Springs, California, April 3, 2020.

This is the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic, declared March 11, 2020

Even though our lives have been changed in so many ways we still have so much!

Being thankful and grateful and being kind to each other is the only way we’ll get through this. Love one another – support everyone.

We are all one! ❤️

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