“Unlike the past two weeks, where there has been a lot of movement on the economic front, this week what has changed focuses heavily on the containment measures,” Ali Wolf, chief economist, says to open the eighth weekly COVID-19 Update webinar by Meyers Research.

As of last Friday and Monday, Georgia has begun to allow some businesses to reopen – but many businesses are reluctant to reopen at this stage. According to Wolf, the local business community does not want to risk opening too early, citing safety, demand, and reputation as top concerns.

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