The temporary closures — from California to Florida — are sure to hamper efforts to control the spread of the coronavirus, particularly as social distancing has given way to mass gatherings of potentially contagious people who don’t know they’re infected.
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As protests sweep nation, research finds social distancing most effective at slowing the spread of the coronavirus.
There are now more than 1.8 million coronavirus infections in the U.S. and more than 106,000 deaths, according to NBC News’ tally. Worldwide, nearly 6.4 million people have been sickened by the virus, with more than 380,000 deaths.
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