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Economists Warn of Economic Pain From More Lockdowns

As several Democrat-led states initiate new lockdowns in response to surging cases of the CCP virus, economists are warning of economic fallout from a new round of restrictions. Authorities in Michigan and Washington State have announced partial lockdowns as cases of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus top 11 million in the United States. Deaths from the virus across the country in the last week are at 8,263, according to the CDC. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration on Sunday ordered high schools and colleges to stop in-person classes, closed restaurants to indoor dining, and suspended organized sports—including the football playoffs—in an attempt to curb the state’s spiking case numbers. The order also restricts indoor and outdoor residential gatherings, closes some entertainment facilities, and bans gyms from hosting group exercise classes. Michigan had 431 CCP virus deaths in the last week. The new rules, set to last three weeks, are extensive but …