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Kersha Cartwright, a spokeswoman for the Georgia Department of Labor, said the office "is encouraging employees to work with their employers on a safe return-to-work plan." David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, pictured on April 16, insists he is moving forward with plans to allow some nonessential businesses to open their doors to the public. The plan has come under intense criticism. Ron Harris/AP hide caption

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Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman speaks during a press conference inside the Bellagio Hotel and Casino convention center in 2019. Daniel Clark/USA TODAY Sports via Reuters hide caption

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This 2020 electron microscope image made available by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the spherical particles of the new coronavirus, colorized blue. New York is planning a major effort to test the population for antibodies for the coronavirus as a key to deciding whether to reopen the economy. Hannah A. Bullock, Azaibi Tamin/AP hide caption

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A driver turns back after U.S. border agents rejected his entry last month on an international bridge at the U.S-Mexico border that joins Ciudad Juarez and El Paso. Mexico and the U.S. have extended travel restrictions over their busy shared border as they try to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Christian Chavez/AP Photo hide caption

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A bottle of hydroxycloroquine sits on a table outside the entrance to The Resort at Texas City nursing home, where Robin Armstrong, a doctor and the home's medical director, is giving the drug to COVID-19 residents. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Patients are brought into Wyckoff Heights Medical Center by staff wearing personal protective gear due to COVID-19 concerns on Tuesday in the Brooklyn borough of New York. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, shown here in a handout photo from earlier this month, has reportedly been moved to intensive care at a London hospital. Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street/AP hide caption

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About 90% of households — approximately 165 million — will benefit from direct payments, according to the Tax Policy Center. Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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