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A lone cyclist crosses an empty street in downtown Phoenix Wednesday, April 1, 2020 during the first full day of Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. Gov. Ducey is urging Arizonans to be understanding and reasonable as people and businesses face April 1 due dates for bills such as mortgages, rent, utilities and internet service since the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak has slowed the economy. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Ducey orders hair salons closed amid criticism

Apr. 3, 2020 6:07 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — After mounting criticism, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday ordered hair and nail salons, barbers and other businesses that provide personal services to close to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. The new order from the governor takes effect at 5 p.m. Saturday and comes after he...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

Apr. 1, 2020 4:20 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers: ___ March 31 Valdosta Daily Times on enforcing social distancing guidelines: Social distancing only works when you actually do it. While Gov. Brian Kemp failed to order a statewide order for everyone to shelter in place, he did restrict gatherings of more than 10 people....

This combination of photos released by Kody Christiansen shows him before, at left, and after coloring his hair in New York. As the spread of the coronavirus sends more people into isolation around the world, trips to beloved salons and barber shops for morale-boosting services  are a thing of the past.  (Kody Christiansen via AP)

Gray hair, don't care: Cuts and color lead to home travails

Mar. 30, 2020 12:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sister love playing out in a living-room hair trim. A botched home dye job with a silver lining. Stylists shipping out kits of personalized color with promises to talk their regulars through the process via FaceTime. As the spread of the coronavirus sends more people into isolation, trips...

FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, right, speaks on the first case of the coronavirus in North Dakota, during a news conference held with officials with the state health department in Bismarck, N.D. Gov. Listening at left are Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford and State Health Officer Mylynn Tufte.  Burgum gave a sobering message Thursday, March 26, to people who are complaining that some of the counties identified with patients who have contracted the coronavirus aren't accurate: COVID-19 is coming to your county. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)

North Dakota reports first death due to coronavirus

Mar. 27, 2020 7:03 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum said Friday he is shutting down barber shops, beauty salons and other personal service businesses after the state “crossed the threshold" of having more COVID-19 cases attributed to community spread rather than travel. The executive order came after...

Tennessee weekly jobless claims 14 times higher amid virus

Mar. 26, 2020 6:25 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee saw more than 14 times as many new unemployment claims filed last week compared to the previous one, quantifying some of the economic consequences of a global coronavirus pandemic that has shuttered businesses to curb further infection. According to U.S. Department of...

A MTA conductor stands in a light beam at Grand Center Terminal that is sparsely populated during rush hour due to COVID-19 concerns, Friday, March 20, 2020, in New York. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is ordering all workers in non-essential businesses to stay home and banning gatherings statewide.

New York bans gatherings, nonessential workers to stay home

Mar. 20, 2020 10:15 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced sweeping orders Friday that will severely restrict gatherings of any size for the state's more than 19 million residents and will require workers in nonessential businesses to stay home. No more play dates. No more pickup basketball. No more subway...

The Latest: Evers says more virus deaths to come in state

Mar. 20, 2020 4:40 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak in Wisconsin (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has ordered the closure of all nail and hair salons, barbers, day spas, tattoo parlors, body art establishments and tanning facilities to help slow the spread of the coronavirus....

A woman leaves an empty nail salon in the South Boston neighborhood of Boston, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some, it can cause more severe illness, especially in older adults and people with existing health problems. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Small businesses face devastation as damage from virus grows

Mar. 18, 2020 3:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A restaurant owner wonders how she can stay in business if she can't sell food and drink. A hair salon operator shuts down to protect his clients and employees. A photographer who expected to take pictures at an Ivy League school has lost that work now that classes have moved online and...

Cars line up outside the Central Outreach Wellness Center on the Northside of Pittsburgh, Monday, March 16, 2020, for drive-by testing for COVID-19. The testing, that is limited to 100 kits at present, is being done in partnership with Quest Diagnostics, one of the commercial laboratory companies that have offered COVID-19 tests to dramatically increase the nation's capability. Central Outreach Medical Director Dr. Stacy Lane said the drive-by testing is being used to not contaminate waiting rooms. The testing is based on screening questions for symptoms of dry cough or fever, Central Outreach said. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Governor orders COVID-19 shutdown across Pennsylvania

Mar. 16, 2020 11:03 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf extended a shutdown order Monday to the entire state of Pennsylvania in an effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus, although he also maintained that he will not send the National Guard or state police to force businesses to close or stop events. Wolf acted in...

A medical staffer watches from a tent at one of the emergency structures that were set up to ease procedures at the Brescia hospital, northern Italy, Thursday, March 12, 2020. Italians woke up to yet further virus-containment restrictions after Premier Giuseppe Conte ordered restaurants, cafes and retail shops closed after imposing a nationwide lockdown on personal movement. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Impact of pandemic stretches from schools to world's leaders

Mar. 12, 2020 11:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Schools shut down across much of Europe. Gatherings were canceled or banned from California to Germany. And the coronavirus reached directly into the world’s centers of power Thursday, with politicians in Canada, Brazil, Spain and elsewhere either testing positive for the new virus...