NBC News reports:
President Donald Trump told America’s governors in a letter on Thursday that his administration will soon set new social distancing guidelines as the coronavirus pandemic worsens.
Trump said in the letter that new coronavirus testing capabilities would allow his administration to identify “high-risk, medium risk and low-risk” counties. And these new guidelines will assist governors and other officials to decide on “maintaining, increasing or relaxing social distancing and other mitigation measures they have put in place.”
The president said by doing “robust surveillance testing,” officials will be able to “monitor the spread of the virus throughout the country.” Public health experts have said easing restrictions too soon could overburden hospitals and lead to more deaths and economic damage related to the virus.