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US governors warn of long-term challenges after coronavirus emergency restrictions lifted

The governor of Oregon joined with Washington and California this week to discuss a plan for ending the coronavirus economic shutdown, but Gov. Kate Brown says people shouldn’t expect everything to be back to normal all at once.
“This is not a light switch going on or off,” Brown told CNN’s Anderson Cooper Tuesday night. “This is going to be making a change, testing it, modeling it, seeing whether it works, and then if it does, you can make another change.”
Gov. Brown says Oregon needs to “roughly double” its testing capacity before she would feel comfortable with a broad lifting of restrictions, in addition to making sure health care workers have enough personal protective equipment.
Brown says there may be some adaptations made in response to the pandemic that don’t go away even after businesses reopen.