Gas leak reported near UNCG campus
THAT IS COMING UP. BREA GOVERNOR ROY COOPER AND HIS TEAM ARE PLANNING FOR WHAT COULD HAPPEN AS THEY MOVE FORWARD WITH REOPENING EFFORTS. TALITHA VICKERS SPOKE WITH THE GOVERNOR ABOUT-FACE ONE AND THE POSSIBILITY OF A SECOND WAVE — PHASE ONE AND THE POSSIBILITY OF A SECOND WAVE. >> IT WILL BE WITH US UNTIL WE GET A VACCINE. WHAT WE WANT TO DO IS PREPARE EVERY DAY, CONSTANTLY. WE ARE LOOKING AT THE NUMBERS EVERY DAY, HOW MANY POSITIVE CASES WE HAVE, THE PERCENTAGE OF POSITIVE CASES OUT OF THE TESTS OUR HOSPITAL CAPACITY PRE-COVID SYMPTOMS BEING DEMONSTRATED IN EMERGENCY ROOMS, THE NUMBER OF TESTS WE ARE ABLE TO PERFORM, THE AMOUNT OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT WE HAVE, ALL OF THESE THINGS WE ARE LOOKING AT TO MAKE DECISIONS ABOUT WHETHER TO GO INTO THE NEXT PHASE OF REIGNITING OUR ECONOMY. BREA: SPEAKING OF THE POSITIVE CASES, NEARLY 13,000 NORTH CAROLINIANS HAVE TESTED POSITIVE AND ALMOST 500 OF THOSE PEOPLE HAVE DIED. FORSYTH COUNTY IS REPORTING AN OUTBREAK AT THE OLD FOREST REHAB CENTER AND A STAFF MEMBER AND RESIDENT HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR THE VIRUS. THE FACILITY IS TESTING ALL RESIDENT — RESIDENTS AND EMPLOYEES. EVERYONE WHO ENTERS THE BUILDING WILL NEED TO BE SCREENED. ALMOST 180 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN INFECTED WITH THE VIRUS, AND AS OF THIS MORNING, 644 HAVE BEATEN IT. NOT ALL COUNTIES ARE REPORTING RECOVERIES SO THAT NUMBER COULD BE HIGHER. DR. CHRISTOPHER OHL BANK — DR. CHRISTOPHER OHL CAN EXPLAIN WHAT WILL — WHAT WE CAN EXPECT FOR THE REOPENING AND HE WILL DISCUSS HOW TO CONTINUE STAYING SAFE AS SOCIAL DISTANCING REGULATIONS ARE EASED. YOU CAN WATCH HIS UPDATE AT 10:30 ON THE WXII FACEBOOK PAGE. THE CORONAVIRUS HAS CRUSHED THE COUNTRY’S ECONOMY. JOHN LORINC REPORTS THAT WHY — THAT IS WHY GOVERNORS ARE STARTING TO REOPEN THEIR STATES DESPITE THE POTENTIAL DAGERS. JOHN: PRESIDENT TRUMP CALLING THE CORONAVIRUS ONE OF THE GREATEST THREATS THE U.S. HAS EVER SEEN. PRES TRUMP: THIS IS WORSE THAN WORLD HARBOR AND THE WORLD TRADE CENTER. JOHN DESPITE THAT MORE THAN 40 STATES, ALL BUT THE RED ONES WILL BE PARTLY REOPENED BY THIS WEEKEND. >> I AM CONCERNED. WE WILL KNOW IN THE NEXT THREE TO FOUR WEEKS WHETHER OR NOT WE WILL HAVE EVEN MORE OF A SURGE THAN WHAT WE HAVE NO WE ARE TREATING THE VAL — THE VIRUS. JOHN: 19 STATES SAW AN OVERALL INCREASE IN CORONAVIRUS CASES. 13 SAW THE DROP, 18 HELD STEADY ACCORDING TO JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY DATA. >> FOR STATES LOOKING TO REOPEN, IT IS IMPORTANT TO LEAD WITH RISK ASSESSMENTS. WE HAVE SUGGESTED THAT IT SHOULD BE LOW RISK ACTIVITIES THAT ARE THE FIRST REINTRODUCED INTO THE COMMUNITY. THINGS THAT ARE OUTSIDE OUR A GREAT LACE TO START. JOHN: TIME WILL TELL IF THIS WILL CAUSE THE VIRUS TO SPREAD, REGARDLESS, HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY THAT THREAT IS NOT GOING AWAY ANYTIME SOON. >> WE ARE AT THE BEGINNING OF THIS PANDEMIC, AND MUST FOCUS ON THE FUTURE. THERE IS ONLY ONE ENEMY, A DANGEROUS MICROBE. IT IS US AGAINST THEM, HUMANS AGAINST THE VIRUS. BREA ALTHOUGH PRESIDENT TRUMP RECENTLY SAID THERE IS A CHANCE A VACCINE COULD BE READY BEFORE THE END OF THE YEAR, OTHERS INCLUDING AUNT JENNY –
Gas leak reported near UNCG campus
A gas leak was reported Thursday morning near the campus of UNC-Greensboro.The evacuations prompted people in at least five buildings to be evacuated.Click the video player above to view other headlines from WXII 12 NewsUniversity officials say the leak happened in the area near 344 S. Tate Street.”Evacuate that location and follow the directions of police on scene,” officials posted on social media Thursday.The areas that were under evacuation included the following buildings: Eberhart, Sullivan Science, Taylor Theatre, Brown, and Stone.Authorities have not said if anyone is injured or the cause of the gas leak.School officials said the situation has been resolved and there is no longer a safety concern.
A gas leak was reported Thursday morning near the campus of UNC-Greensboro.
The evacuations prompted people in at least five buildings to be evacuated.
Click the video player above to view other headlines from WXII 12 News
University officials say the leak happened in the area near 344 S. Tate Street.
“Evacuate that location and follow the directions of police on scene,” officials posted on social media Thursday.
The areas that were under evacuation included the following buildings: Eberhart, Sullivan Science, Taylor Theatre, Brown, and Stone.
Authorities have not said if anyone is injured or the cause of the gas leak.
School officials said the situation has been resolved and there is no longer a safety concern.