Gov. Brian Kemp forged ahead with the plan anyway and opened the doors of gyms, barbershops, hair salons and tattoo parlors in Georgia, among other nonessential businesses — despite soaring cases in the state.
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Here’s what else we learned today:
New York crisis:
Trump on disinfectant:
The tricky business of reopening:
Tragedy in Mexico:
- The US Food and Drug Administration warned against using the Trump-touted COVID-19 miracle drug hydroxychloroquine after research showing how the malaria RX causes abnormal heart rhythms.
Another packed flight:
- A Miami man described a nightmarish experience on a packed American Airlines flight bound for Mexico City, where passengers flouted social-distancing guidelines and 80 percent were seen without a mask.