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Live updates: As some hard-hit regions move to reopen, pandemic’s hotbeds shift

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Slowing rates of infection in some of the hardest-hits part of the United States have offered a glimmer of hope, as New York City, once the country’s coronavirus epicenter, on Thursday announced plans to ease restrictions after 10 weeks under lockdown.

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