COVID-19: Florida governor criticised for not acting sooner

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  • Statewide orders to stay at home throughout the United States are seen as pivotal in curbing the spread of the new coronavirus.
    But Florida, which now has more than 15,000 cases, has been criticised for not implementing those measures sooner.
    Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports on the crucial decision governors face.

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