Oregon governor urges residents to ‘uninvitefamily for Thanksgiving

Oregon governor urges residents to 'uninvite' family for Thanksgiving

俄勒冈州 政府. Kate Brown is calling on residents in the state to ‘uninvitetheir loved ones from gatherings over the 感恩 假日.

This is hard, but making difficult sacrifices now will save lives,” Brown tweeted. “This Thanksgiving, keep it small. Uninvite them.

Along with the message was a 30-second video suggesting who people should uninvite, including ‘your new boyfriend’, ‘your drunken uncle’, ‘ your argumentative aunt’, ‘your bragging brotherand ‘your vegan niece.


The latest effort comes as state officials worry large Thanksgiving gatherings will further exacerbate the recent spike in 新冠肺炎 cases seen across the country.

In addition to rescinding family membersThanksgiving invitations, Brown has told residents to call the cops if they see coronavirus violations.

违反者可能会面对 30 入狱天数, 取决于 $ 1,250 罚款, 或两者, 的 俄勒冈人 已报告. 布朗说,她将与州警察和地方执法部门合作,以鼓励俄勒冈州人遵守其职责.


上个星期, the governor ordered a two-week freeze, which includes limiting indoor and outdoor gatherings to no more than six people from no more than two households. The order also mandates that gyms, museums and some other businesses to close completely.

I know Oregonians have made tremendous sacrifices throughout this pandemic and that these new, temporary restrictions may seem daunting,” Brown said in a 声明 following the order. “但, we are at a breaking point. If we don’t take further action, we risk continued alarming spikes in infections and hospitalizations, and we risk the lives of our neighbors and loved ones.”

I also know that Oregonians come together in times of need, and we owe it to each other to take these measures seriously. It is up to all of us to work together to get this virus under control,” 她补充说.

Oregon Health Authority has recorded more than 67,000 COVID-19 cases and 847 deaths due to the virus, 超过 1,000 new infections and 21 additional deaths on Tuesday.


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