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Early Openings Could Backfire


Last updated 4/22/2020 at 3:44pm

Earlier this week, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announced that several types of businesses – gyms, nail and hair salons, tattoo parlors, etc. – in that state would be reopening Friday with restaurants and theaters able to open Monday. Kemp made the decision despite the fact that it runs counter to the federal guidelines that states see two weeks of decreasing deaths and new cases before reopening. On Monday Georgia had 828 new cases – its second consecutive day of increases – and 85 COVID-19 deaths, its deadliest day yet. Georgia has not passed its peak.

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