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Newsy 13 Mar 2020

Schools across the country close

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In some states, the closures are proactive. Others, like Kentucky, have already declared states of emergency.


Lines stretching for miles of cars at a standstill are becoming a common sight in cities across the country, but it's not rush hour traffic. Tens of thousands of families are waiting in line at local food banks, as demand is skyrocketing amidst unprecedented levels of unemployment. Some have resorted to selling face masks on street corners to make ends meet, leading some to compare the situation to street-side fruit sellers working to put food on the table during the Great Depression.
Watch as the UK claps for key workers, medical doctors, nurses, care workers and others across the country.
CNN's John King breaks which states' reported coronavirus cases are trending up or down as much of the country continues to reopen ahead of Memorial Day Weekend.
President Trump is at odds with some governors across the country over how to obtain enough coronavirus testing supplies and safely get the country running again. CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang joined CBSN's Tanya Rivero for a closer look at the White House response.

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