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Nearly 1 in 3 Americans ordered to stay home

The 101 Freeway is pictured in the downtown area of Los Angeles after California's governor Gavin Newsom issued an unprecedented statewide "stay at home order" directing the state's 40 million residents to hunker down in their homes for the foreseeable future, March 20. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

The 101 Freeway is pictured in the downtown area of Los Angeles after California's governor Gavin Newsom issued an unprecedented statewide "stay at home order" directing the state's 40 million residents to hunker down in their homes for the...more

The 101 Freeway is pictured in the downtown area of Los Angeles after California's governor Gavin Newsom issued an unprecedented statewide "stay at home order" directing the state's 40 million residents to hunker down in their homes for the foreseeable future, March 20. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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A message that reads "This is just intermission, we'll see you soon" on the marquee of Paramount Theater in Seattle, Washington, March 20. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

A message that reads "This is just intermission, we'll see you soon" on the marquee of Paramount Theater in Seattle, Washington, March 20. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

A message that reads "This is just intermission, we'll see you soon" on the marquee of Paramount Theater in Seattle, Washington, March 20. REUTERS/Jason Redmond
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Children look out the window of a home onto a deserted street inside an area under lockdown in New Rochelle, New York, March 20.  REUTERS/Joy Malone

Children look out the window of a home onto a deserted street inside an area under lockdown in New Rochelle, New York, March 20. REUTERS/Joy Malone

Children look out the window of a home onto a deserted street inside an area under lockdown in New Rochelle, New York, March 20. REUTERS/Joy Malone
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A dog passes by flowers set on a bench as a memorial for Steve Shulman, the owner of Leschi Market, who passed away due to coronavirus on March 18, in Seattle, Washington, March 20. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A dog passes by flowers set on a bench as a memorial for Steve Shulman, the owner of Leschi Market, who passed away due to coronavirus on March 18, in Seattle, Washington, March 20. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A dog passes by flowers set on a bench as a memorial for Steve Shulman, the owner of Leschi Market, who passed away due to coronavirus on March 18, in Seattle, Washington, March 20. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Benji Mincy and Matt Friedman place rings on each other's fingers during a much smaller wedding ceremony than planned in Mukilteo, Washington, March 20. The couple had planned a large weekend-long wedding celebration on nearby Whidbey Island, but chose to have a small ceremony they live-streamed to those who could not come, including Benji's mother.  REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Benji Mincy and Matt Friedman place rings on each other's fingers during a much smaller wedding ceremony than planned in Mukilteo, Washington, March 20. The couple had planned a large weekend-long wedding celebration on nearby Whidbey Island, but...more

Benji Mincy and Matt Friedman place rings on each other's fingers during a much smaller wedding ceremony than planned in Mukilteo, Washington, March 20. The couple had planned a large weekend-long wedding celebration on nearby Whidbey Island, but chose to have a small ceremony they live-streamed to those who could not come, including Benji's mother. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Reverend Mike Ivany, right, hosts a drive-thru confessional at the Saint Edward the Confessor Catholic Church, in Bowie, Maryland, March 21. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Reverend Mike Ivany, right, hosts a drive-thru confessional at the Saint Edward the Confessor Catholic Church, in Bowie, Maryland, March 21. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Reverend Mike Ivany, right, hosts a drive-thru confessional at the Saint Edward the Confessor Catholic Church, in Bowie, Maryland, March 21. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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Shoppers practice social distancing as they wait in line to purchase produce at the Alemany Farmer's Market in San Francisco, California, March 21. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Shoppers practice social distancing as they wait in line to purchase produce at the Alemany Farmer's Market in San Francisco, California, March 21. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Shoppers practice social distancing as they wait in line to purchase produce at the Alemany Farmer's Market in San Francisco, California, March 21. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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DJ and event producer Nash Petrovic live streams a DJ set from his roof in Brooklyn, New York, March 21. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

DJ and event producer Nash Petrovic live streams a DJ set from his roof in Brooklyn, New York, March 21. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

DJ and event producer Nash Petrovic live streams a DJ set from his roof in Brooklyn, New York, March 21. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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(L-R) Chelsea Weidinger and Chef Matthew Accarrino of the Michelin-star SPQR restaurant work to fulfill to-go orders in San Francisco, California, March 21. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

(L-R) Chelsea Weidinger and Chef Matthew Accarrino of the Michelin-star SPQR restaurant work to fulfill to-go orders in San Francisco, California, March 21. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

(L-R) Chelsea Weidinger and Chef Matthew Accarrino of the Michelin-star SPQR restaurant work to fulfill to-go orders in San Francisco, California, March 21. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Danny Wertheimer plays guitar and sings to his neighbors from his balcony in Oakland, California, March 21. REUTERS/Kate Munsch

Danny Wertheimer plays guitar and sings to his neighbors from his balcony in Oakland, California, March 21. REUTERS/Kate Munsch

Danny Wertheimer plays guitar and sings to his neighbors from his balcony in Oakland, California, March 21. REUTERS/Kate Munsch
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A person stands on the balcony of an apartment building in Long Island City in the Queens borough of New York, March 20. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A person stands on the balcony of an apartment building in Long Island City in the Queens borough of New York, March 20. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

A person stands on the balcony of an apartment building in Long Island City in the Queens borough of New York, March 20. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Gina Mares Kurtz, who lives in Seattle, takes part in a virtual kung fu class on Zoom while camping with her family to get away from the coronavirus at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, Washington, March 21.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Gina Mares Kurtz, who lives in Seattle, takes part in a virtual kung fu class on Zoom while camping with her family to get away from the coronavirus at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, Washington, March 21. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Gina Mares Kurtz, who lives in Seattle, takes part in a virtual kung fu class on Zoom while camping with her family to get away from the coronavirus at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, Washington, March 21. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Naomi and her husband Doug Hassebroek enjoy a happy hour and cheers friends and family from their home using Zoom at the end of their first Friday working from home, in Brooklyn, New York, March 20. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Naomi and her husband Doug Hassebroek enjoy a happy hour and cheers friends and family from their home using Zoom at the end of their first Friday working from home, in Brooklyn, New York, March 20. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Naomi and her husband Doug Hassebroek enjoy a happy hour and cheers friends and family from their home using Zoom at the end of their first Friday working from home, in Brooklyn, New York, March 20. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Zechariah Payton, 5, puts his head down on an empty pew before a Facebook Live service at Rising Star Church in Oakland, California, March 22. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Zechariah Payton, 5, puts his head down on an empty pew before a Facebook Live service at Rising Star Church in Oakland, California, March 22. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Zechariah Payton, 5, puts his head down on an empty pew before a Facebook Live service at Rising Star Church in Oakland, California, March 22. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A general view of the 110 freeway and downtown Los Angeles, March 2. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A general view of the 110 freeway and downtown Los Angeles, March 2. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A general view of the 110 freeway and downtown Los Angeles, March 2. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Lavinia Vago, Thomas House and founder Kate Wallich take part in Dance Church Go's online class in Seattle, Washington, March 22. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Lavinia Vago, Thomas House and founder Kate Wallich take part in Dance Church Go's online class in Seattle, Washington, March 22. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Lavinia Vago, Thomas House and founder Kate Wallich take part in Dance Church Go's online class in Seattle, Washington, March 22. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A general view of school basketball courts in Los Angeles, March 20. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A general view of school basketball courts in Los Angeles, March 20. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A general view of school basketball courts in Los Angeles, March 20. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Children sit on the front steps of a home as they look out onto a deserted street inside an area under lockdown in New Rochelle, New York, March 20. REUTERS/Joy Malone

Children sit on the front steps of a home as they look out onto a deserted street inside an area under lockdown in New Rochelle, New York, March 20. REUTERS/Joy Malone

Children sit on the front steps of a home as they look out onto a deserted street inside an area under lockdown in New Rochelle, New York, March 20. REUTERS/Joy Malone
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A nearly empty Market Street is seen in San Francisco, California, March 21. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A nearly empty Market Street is seen in San Francisco, California, March 21. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A nearly empty Market Street is seen in San Francisco, California, March 21. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A masked customer picks up a to-go order from the Michelin-star SPQR restaurant in San Francisco, California, March 21. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A masked customer picks up a to-go order from the Michelin-star SPQR restaurant in San Francisco, California, March 21. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

A masked customer picks up a to-go order from the Michelin-star SPQR restaurant in San Francisco, California, March 21. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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A passenger and their dog ride the ferry amid the coronavirus outbreak away from Seattle, Washington, March 21. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A passenger and their dog ride the ferry amid the coronavirus outbreak away from Seattle, Washington, March 21. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A passenger and their dog ride the ferry amid the coronavirus outbreak away from Seattle, Washington, March 21. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Friends Len Feldman, Marla Steator and Dave Lewicki play music together while maintaining a safe social distance in Port Townsend, Washington, March 21. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Friends Len Feldman, Marla Steator and Dave Lewicki play music together while maintaining a safe social distance in Port Townsend, Washington, March 21. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Friends Len Feldman, Marla Steator and Dave Lewicki play music together while maintaining a safe social distance in Port Townsend, Washington, March 21. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A general view of Los Angeles the day after California issued a stay-at-home order, March 20. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A general view of Los Angeles the day after California issued a stay-at-home order, March 20. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A general view of Los Angeles the day after California issued a stay-at-home order, March 20. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Grand Lake Theater, known as Oakland's Historic Movie Palace, in Oakland, California, March 21. REUTERS/Kate Munsch

Grand Lake Theater, known as Oakland's Historic Movie Palace, in Oakland, California, March 21. REUTERS/Kate Munsch

Grand Lake Theater, known as Oakland's Historic Movie Palace, in Oakland, California, March 21. REUTERS/Kate Munsch
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People walk around Washington square park in New York, March 22. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People walk around Washington square park in New York, March 22. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People walk around Washington square park in New York, March 22. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A person looks out their apartment window in downtown Seattle, Washington, March 20. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A person looks out their apartment window in downtown Seattle, Washington, March 20. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A person looks out their apartment window in downtown Seattle, Washington, March 20. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A woman walks through empty streets outside the Public Market in Seattle, Washington, March 20. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A woman walks through empty streets outside the Public Market in Seattle, Washington, March 20. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A woman walks through empty streets outside the Public Market in Seattle, Washington, March 20. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Sheikh Fuad Mohamed, Imam at the Muslim American Society of White Center, livestreams his Friday Sermon from his home in Seattle, Washington, March 20. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Sheikh Fuad Mohamed, Imam at the Muslim American Society of White Center, livestreams his Friday Sermon from his home in Seattle, Washington, March 20. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Sheikh Fuad Mohamed, Imam at the Muslim American Society of White Center, livestreams his Friday Sermon from his home in Seattle, Washington, March 20. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A general view of downtown Los Angeles and the Walt Disney Concert Hall, March 20. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A general view of downtown Los Angeles and the Walt Disney Concert Hall, March 20. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A general view of downtown Los Angeles and the Walt Disney Concert Hall, March 20. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A cyclist is seen sitting on his bicycle in front of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California, March 20. REUTERS/Kate Munsch

A cyclist is seen sitting on his bicycle in front of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California, March 20. REUTERS/Kate Munsch

A cyclist is seen sitting on his bicycle in front of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California, March 20. REUTERS/Kate Munsch
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