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COVID-19: Today in Black America 5/21/20

POSTED: May 21, 2020, 2:00 pm

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The Washington Post

Young adults are also affected by Kawasaki-like disease linked to covid-19, doctors say

How many people are infected with the coronavirus? A major study will try to find out.

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. County achieves major coronavirus win as transmission rate hits lowest level

California is reopening, but anxious customers are slow to come back

The Chicago Tribune

Residents say they are being kept in the dark about COVID-19 as nearly 90 deaths are recorded at low-income housing in Chicago. ‘This is dangerous.'

Illinois restaurants and bars can go al fresco as soon as next Friday as Gov. J.B. Pritzker nods to reopening pressure

The Star-Ledger (

Defiant N.J. gym shut down by state, owners vow to sue Murphy

Murphy says N.J. salons, gyms could reopen in ‘a matter of weeks.' And here’s his latest on schools.

The Philadelphia Inquirer (

Summer in Philly is almost here. But what it will look like is an open question.

Some Philly-area Democrats are starting to lose patience with Wolf on coronavirus restrictions

The Detroit Free Press

Michigan retail, showrooms, medical, dental services to reopen with rules

Wayne County crosses 1,000 coronavirus deaths as Michigan reports 5,060

USA Today

Coronavirus live updates: CDC chief issues stark warning on possible second wave and more lockdowns as global cases top 5 million

Democrats ask Trump to fly flags at half-staff when coronavirus death toll reaches 100,000

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Gov. Kemp appoints task force to reopen Georgia schools

AJC IN-DEPTH: Georgia public health agency among those proposing to furlough staff

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland shows higher risk for and wide racial disparity in nursing home coronavirus outbreaks, analysis finds

Baltimore County will ease restrictions on retail stores, haircutting businesses Friday

The New York Times

As the Nation Begins Virus Tracing, It Could Learn From This N.J. City

These Labs Rushed to Test for Coronavirus. They Had Few Takers.

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