Coronavirus Outbreak: How are States Responding?

Posted by on Apr 2, 2020 in Current Events
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), shows the COVID-19 virus.
This image is a microscopic view of the COVID-19 virus. Credit: CDC/Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS

This week’s story update on Election Central provides a quick summary of how some states are responding to the coronavirus outbreak.

We are living in unprecedented times. As the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the United States–with more than 2,000 deaths nationwide so far–governors of each state are being tasked with coming up with a plan to “flatten the curve” in their states. But depending on how badly each state has been affected, those plans can vary widely. Here, Election Central takes a look at a few states that are leading the curve-flattening charge.

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