Doctors in Nebraska’s coronavirus hot zone are begging Gov. Pete Ricketts, who has refused to issue a stay-at-home order, to put more restrictions in place. Forty-five doctors from Grand Island—where cases exploded from two to 47 in a week—signed a letter to the Republican, according to the Omaha World-Herald. Ricketts is one of just eight governors in the nation who have resisted statewide lockdowns. He says it’s not needed because the number of cases across Nebraska has been steady in the last few days—but Grand Island doctors say that’s probably due to a lack of testing.
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