Thirty-two U.S. states, plus Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, issued stay-at-home orders. This means residents can only leave their homes for essential services like buying food and medicine. According to Business Insider, the goal of the orders is to minimize how often people come 6 feet within one another. About 265 million people, or 80 percent of the U.S. population, face some kind of stay-at-home order.


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