While it must seem like every day brings only grim and unbearably somber updates surrounding coronavirus, there are small bits of inarguably good news floating around as well.
For instance, while New York City remains a tragic scene, the ungodly daily death toll is appearing to level out. It’s not yet truly decreasing, but leveling out is about all that many in The Big Apple could ask for at this point.
Other cities around the nation are learning from New York City, and practicing social distancing. This has led to a smidge of optimism among some local officials who are ready to get the country back up and running.
During a press conference in Texas, Governor Greg Abbot went public with his hope of getting that process started next week.
Abbott said, “Next week, I will be providing an executive order, talking about what will be done in Texas about reopening Texas businesses also in a way that will be safe for that economic revitalization. We will focus on protecting lives while restoring livelihoods. … We can do both.”
There has been a great deal of speculation as to when and how the nation should dial up the economy again. President Trump had originally hoped to have us back up and running by Easter, but that estimation was adjusted once we realized that a fuller picture of the virus’s danger was yet to emerge.
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