Why hasn't there been a national lockdown? President Trump doesn’t have the authority to impose a 'national lockdown' like Italy, Spain, France and Britain have done. He does have the 'bully pulpit' and the ability to restrict air travel between COVID-19 hot spots.
Should SC fully shutdown? South Carolina is on a short list of states like South Dakota, Utah Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and Wyoming that continues to allow residents relatively free movement. Some governors cite specific circumstances of their state doesn’t merit a mandate. Many continue to advocated social responsibility.
Click here to listen to talk host Kelly Golden with Mount Pleasant's Mayor Will Haynie on the notion of a statewide shutdown on 94.3 WSC.
Gov. Henry McMaster, State Public Health Officials to Hold Media Briefing
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster will be joined by state public health officials for a media briefing to update the public on the state's response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus today, Monday, April 6 at 4:00 PM.
WHO: Gov. Henry McMaster, state public health officials
WHAT: Media briefing
WHEN: Monday, April 6 at 4:00 PM