Several states are beginning to lift COVID-19 restrictions despite concerns

Vermont, Texas and Georgia have decided to slowly reopen their economies.

April 21, 2020, 12:56 PM

Amidst a contentious national debate over public health versus the economy, several states are beginning to lift stay-at-home restrictions in spite of continued reports of new coronavirus cases across the country.

President Donald Trump provided governors with a three-phase roadmap to reopening their economies. States need to demonstrate a two-week downward trend in new cases, insure that hospitals have enough beds for patients and adequate testing measures are in place.

ABC’s Andy Field reports for ABC News Radio:

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