CDC Encourages Social Distancing, Proper Hygiene as States Move to Reopen Childcare and Schools

Here's What the CDC's New Guidelines Mean for Mass Transit Riders as States Begin to Reopen

As of Wednesday, all 50 states have reopened in some capacity, though hardest-hit areas like Chicago, New York City and Washington, D.C. are still shut down. Reopening has become politicized, with small groups of protesters storming state capitols to demand restrictions be lifted and a split down party lines between which states have reopened and which have not.

New COVID-19 cases are on a downward trend nationwide, though some states, including Texas, North Carolina, Minnesota and Arizona are currently seeing spikes. Friday morning, more than 1,584,827 Americans have been diagnosed with coronavirus and at least 94, 722 have died, according to a New York Times database.

The above is not a comprehensive list of guidelines. For the full set of detailed CDC guidelines on how states can safely start to reopen across industries — including step-by-step advice for childcare facilities, schools and day camps — visit

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