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Study finds most Americans support lockdown to slow COVID-19 spread

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Study finds most Americans support lockdown to slow COVID-19 spread

Study finds most Americans support lockdown to slow COVID-19 spread

As coronavirus cases, deaths and hospitalizations spike around the country, the lockdown debate has sprung anew.

FLORIDA.

STATE HEALTH LEADERSREPORTED 58-HUNDRED NEW CASESAND ANOTHER 52 NEW DEATHS.THIS BRINGS THE TOTAL NUMBEROF CASES TO OVER 858-THOUSAND.HEALTH LEADERS SAY THEPOSITIVITY RATE FOR NEW CASESWENT DOWN SLIGHTLY TO JUUNDER EIGHT PERCENT.THE NEW CORONAVIRUS WAVE MIGHTBE THE WORST OF THE PANDEMICWE'VE SEEN.

DAILY CASES ANDHOSPITALIZATIONS ARE SETTINGRECORDS EVERY DAY.

GOVERNORSACROSS THE COUNTRY ARETHREATENING MORE LOCKDOWNS IFTHINGS CONTINUE.

FLORIDAGOVERNOR RON DE-SANTIS ISN'TONE OF THEM, DESPITE CASESTRENDING UP.

MUCH NEEDED HELPCOULD BE ON THE WAY.

PFIZER'SVACCINE COULD BE AVAILABLE FOREMERGENCY USE AS SOON AS NEXTMONTH.A NEW POLL OUT THIS MORNINGSHOWS THE MAJORITY OFAMERICANS WOULD SUPPORT A ONE-MONTH STATEWIDE LOCKDOWN TOSTOP THE SPREAD OF COVID-19.NEARLY TWO THIRDS WOULD AGREETO A LOCKDOWN, WHILE ABOUT ATHIRD WERE OPPOSED.

DEMOCRATSWERE MUCH MORE LIKELY TOSUPPORT A LOCKDOWN THANREPUBLICANS.

WOMEN WERE MORELIKELY THAN MEN.

SOME OF THEOPPOSITION COMES FROM THEBELIEF A LOCKDOWN ISUNCONSTITUTIONAL.YOU'




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