Situational awareness – April 24, 2020

Good Friday morning from Salt Lake City


The Utah Republican and Democratic state conventions are tomorrow (4/25/2020)

67 days to the 2020 Utah primary elections (6/30/2020)

193 Days to the 2020 election (11/3/2020)

271 days to inauguration day (01/20/2021)

276 days to the start of the 2021 Utah Legislature (1/25/2021)

Here are the stories you need to pay attention to this morning:

  • President Trump stunned many when he suggested sunlight or injecting disinfectants could cure the coronavirus.
  • Utah lawmakers allocate more than $4 billion in coronavirus aid.
  • Experts say unemployment could be more than 20 percent.


Today’s bit of paronomasia comes from Kari Malkovitch.

“What makes Utah’s state capital uniquely different from any other state capital in the United States?”

If you think you know the answer (I’ve already given you a hint), send your guesses to me at [email protected].

The winner will be randomly selected from the correct answers.

Good luck!

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