Gov. Brian Kemp defended Thursday the lack of a statewide shutdown, citing the impact it would have on counties which are reporting no cases... Gov. Kemp defends not ordering statewide shutdown

Gov. Brian Kemp defended Thursday the lack of a statewide shutdown, citing the impact it would have on counties which are reporting no cases of COVID-19. During a televised town hall, Kemp said local elected officials can make the best decisions for their areas but the governor must take into consideration the economic impact a shutdown would have on the entire state.

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  • Gina Whitmire

    March 28, 2020 #1 Author

    Gov Kemp needs to man up and make the hard choice to enforce a stay home order for all of Georga even if its 14 to 21 days. Containing the spread of this is paramount but we must accept the fact that it will need to run its course to end. Businesses will reopen sooner if we dig in now, contain this now, and get our sick back to healthy now. Waiting only risks this getting out. As americans we can do this. Its the right thing to do to protect not just your neighbors but the world.

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