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Thursday, 21 May 2020 18:20

All 50 States are Partially Reopened, and a Masked Nation Holds its Breath

Written by Haven Orecchio-Egresitz, Business Insider

May 20 was the first day in two months that all 50 states were, at least partially, reopened.

Stay-at-home orders started to be announced in mid-March, beginning with California, and then swept the nation.

 

The goal of the lockdowns was to "flatten the curve" by slowing the rate of people falling ill from the novel coronavirus.

 

In late April, some states---like Georgia, Florida and Texas---led the charge in lifting some restrictions on restaurants, grooming businesses and retail stores. By May 20, all 50 states had made some move toward reopening their economies.

 

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