Because of the varying rules and restrictions in place among states — and even among cities within the same state — reopening the economy looks vastly different across the U.S.
Pictured: Circles designed to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus by encouraging social distancing line San Francisco’s Dolores Park, May 21, 2020.
<div class="gallery-item"> <h2>Miramar, Florida -- May 18</h2><em>Customers can be seen dining on the first day at Freze N nitro creamery; ice cream is being served by owner Edward Gassed and 10-year-old daughter Olivia for the reopening for indoor dining on May 18 in Miramar, Florida. The store opened approximately two months after shutting its doors due to the coronavirus pandemic. Broward County starts the first phase of the state’s coronavirus pandemic reopening plan, which includes openings with certain restrictions of businesses like barbershops, hair salons, restaurants and retail stores.</em> </div> <div class="gallery-item"> <h2>San Francisco -- May 21</h2><em>Rectangles designed to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus by encouraging social distancing line a city-sanctioned homeless encampment at San Francisco’s Civic Center.</em> </div> <div class="gallery-item"> <h2>Miami -- May 19</h2><em>A Miami Police officer guards the line of the people who are going to receive bags of hot food, cooked in local restaurants, in Little Havana, Miami, Florida, May 19, 2020. In order to relieve the population that lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, the city of Miami, together with local restaurants, organizes hot food distribution in several points of the city.</em> </div> <div class="gallery-item"> <h2>Washington -- May 19</h2><em>Metro riders on a train leaving Metro Center Station during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in Washington, DC, May 19, 2020. During the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Metro will require riders on all trains and buses to wear face masks.</em>
<div class="gallery-item"> <h2>Los Angeles -- May 16</h2><em>Los Angeles County beaches reopened recently for ocean activities and exercise with restrictions: Gathering, sitting and sunbathing are NOT allowed and at least six feet physical distancing required. Face coverings are mandatory when out of the water and around others. Bike paths remain closed. Los Angeles County has over 37,000 confirmed cases and over 1,800 deaths from COVID-19.</em> </div> <div class="gallery-item"> <h2>Coral Springs, Florida -- May 18</h2><em>Ricky The Barber takes the temperature of a customer prior to cutting his hair at The Man Cave Salon & Spa as barbershops, nail salons and restaurants reopen in accordance with Broward County’s phase one during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.</em> </div> <div class="gallery-item"> <h2>Commerce, Texas -- May 18</h2><em>Some of the equipment is turned off to keep social distancing on the machines inside at Anytime Fitness Gym in Commerce, Texas, May 18, 2020. Gyms are allowed to reopen in the state of Texas.</em> </div> <div class="gallery-item"> <h2>New York -- May 17</h2><em>People are seen practicing social distancing in white circles in Domino Park, during the COVID-19 pandemic on May 17, 2020, the in Brooklyn borough of New York City.</em>