California Governor Gavin Newsom supported dramatic action early, and his state, with a population of about 40 million, had only suffered 682 deaths by Monday. Photo: AP California Governor Gavin Newsom supported dramatic action early, and his state, with a population of about 40 million, had only suffered 682 deaths by Monday. Photo: AP
California Governor Gavin Newsom supported dramatic action early, and his state, with a population of about 40 million, had only suffered 682 deaths by Monday. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: early actions pay off in US west coast fight against the outbreak

  • California, Oregon and Washington made hard choices early, but seem to have minimised confirmed cases and deaths
  • The states said on Monday they are discussing a framework for jointly reopening their economies once the virus is under control

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
California Governor Gavin Newsom supported dramatic action early, and his state, with a population of about 40 million, had only suffered 682 deaths by Monday. Photo: AP California Governor Gavin Newsom supported dramatic action early, and his state, with a population of about 40 million, had only suffered 682 deaths by Monday. Photo: AP
California Governor Gavin Newsom supported dramatic action early, and his state, with a population of about 40 million, had only suffered 682 deaths by Monday. Photo: AP
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