Live updates: Georgia hasn’t seen a massive spike in coronavirus cases since reopening, but it’s too soon to declare reopening works

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Georgia lifted its shelter-in-place order April 30, and some have hailed it as an example of how to reopen a local economy while containing the coronavirus — but that’s not yet what the data show. The state’s Department of Public Health has faced criticism over publishing inaccurate or misleading data in recent weeks, and Gov. Brian Kemp’s office has apologized. Experts have also said coronavirus case counts don’t show what the outbreaks look like in realtime — they’re a snapshot of what the outbreaks looked like two weeks earlier. As of May 20, Georgia has conducted more

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