California Governor Closes Orange County Beaches After Residents Ignore Social Distancing Orders

As of Thursday morning, California has at least 48,904 confirmed cases of coronavirus, while at least 1,961 people have died from coronavirus-related illnesses, according to the New York Times.

Despite the United States officially surpassing 1 million confirmed cases of COVID-19, states like Georgia have begun easing up on its shelter-in-place restrictions in an attempt to kick start the economy.

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp allowed hair and nail salons, barbershops, massage businesses and gyms to reopen, despite urging from President Donald Trump not to do so.

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