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Hot Topics: Coronavirus (COVID-19): COVID-19 and the Economy

A research guide on the coronavirus

Market Impacts

Infographic: The State of the Jobs Recovery | Statista You will find more infographics at Statista
Infographic: The Pandemic's Uneven Effect on Consumer Spending | Statista You will find more infographics at Statista

Reopening the Economy

'Health Officials Warn Against Re-Opening Too Soon.' Estimated death tolls from COVID-19 by U.S. federal officials if social distancing ended. Higher asymptomatic transmission assume more cases are less severe, resulting in fewer predicted deaths. Table from April 21, 2020 lists estimated deaths by scenario,

'Impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on monthly retail sales development in the United States 2020, by retail sector.' Multi-colored line chart with zoom in feature, updated monthly, covers January to current month minus 2.

Resources for Small Businesses

Resources for Maine Businesses

'World Leaders Pledge $8 Billion to Fund COVID-19 Response'. Initial contributions pledged by co-chairs of the Coronavirus Global Response Initiative. All figures have been converted to U.S. dollars and rounded to the nearest $10 million. Green horizontal bar chart lists data for 10 countries.

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