Despite the slow roll that some states are taking, others are going full speed ahead into opening their economies. Georgia and Florida were among the first states to get the ball rolling on reopening businesses to get their economy going again. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp reopened movie theaters on April 27, following Friday’s reopening of hair salons, barbershops, and gyms. Florida beaches — many of which remained open long after other U.S. beaches shut down after social distancing was put in place — are reopening in certain counties, but with restrictions like shorter hours and small group numbers. South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster began reopening his the state on April 20, though businesses are only operating with a fraction of customers to keep social distancing guidelines in place.
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