U.S. Governors, at Center of Virus Response, Weigh What It Will Take to Reopen States
CHICAGO — In Oregon, Gov. Kate Brown said the move toward reopening her state would be a cautious and incremental one, guided by data on transmission of the coronavirus, availability of personal protective equipment and testing capacity, among other factors.
Gov. J. B. Pritzker of Illinois said he has begun reaching out to leaders of other Midwestern states to form a regional coalition to help make decisions on opening businesses and schools when the time comes.
In Mississippi, where a statewide shelter-in-place order is set to expire on Monday, Gov. Tate Reeves said parts of the state could soon prepare to see other restrictions lifted.
The nation’s governors and mayors on Tuesday proceeded with their own plans for how communities will reopen public life, in many cases pointedly ignoring President Trump’s declaration that he alone has the …continued .
[Source: New York Times]