Some states relax social distancing restrictions, Britain’s Boris Johnson heads back to work and more things to start your Monday.

These states are relaxing their social distancing restrictions
As coronavirus cases continue to rise in the United States, some states are easing social distancing restrictions in attempts to re-open the economy. In Minnesota, “industrial, manufacturing and office-based businesses that are not customer-facing” can return to work Monday. Other states, however, are prioritizing religion, retail and routine care. In Indiana, dentist’s offices, abortion clinics, dermatology offices and veterinary clinics will be reopened Monday. Retail can open for curbside in Colorado. In-person religious services resumed over the weekend in Georgia, though churches did not exactly rush to open their doors. Restaurants and theaters can also reopen in Georgia on Monday. Other states easing some restrictions include Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana, and Tennessee.
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Recovered from COVID-19, Boris Johnson set to return to work
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is returning to work following his recovery from a coronavirus infection that put him in intensive care. Johnsons office said he would be back at his desk in 10 Downing St. on Monday, two weeks after he was released from a London hospital. Johnson, 55, was hospitalized for a week, including three nights in intensive care, where he was given oxygen and watched around the clock. After he was released, he recorded a video message thanking staff at the hospital for saving his life. Meanwhile, Johnson’s government is facing growing criticism over the deaths and disruption the virus has caused.
PM Boris Johnson posted a video on Twitter praising the staff of the National Health Service for saving his life after his battle with coronavirus.
‘The Last Dance’: Join The After Party
“The Last Dance,” the 10-part documentary series chronicling Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls as they pursued the sixth and final title of their dynasty, continued Sunday with two more fascinating episodes. Highlights included tales of Dennis Rodman’s 48-hour vacation to Sin City, the animosity between the Bulls and Bad Boy Detroit Pistons and Jordan’s iconic playoff shot over Craig Ehlo. To recap what we watched, USA TODAY Sports’ Mackenzie Salmon will be joined Monday by former NBA All-Star B.J. Armstrong, who played for the Bulls from 1989-1995 winning three titles alongside Jordan. Armstrong will lend insight to “His Airness” and answer some listener questions. Watch “The After Party” Mondays live at noon ET on the USA TODAY Sports Twitter account and YouTube page.
SportsPulse: Former Chicago Bulls teammate B.J. Armstrong breaks down the first two episodes of “The Last Dance” and explains why Michael Jordan’s criticism of his teammates was only the “PG” version.
Nick Cordero’s wife says he is ‘recovering well’
Broadway star Nick Cordero, who remains in a medically-induced coma after getting his right leg amputated over coronavirus complications, will receive further medical treatment on Monday, according to his wife. “[Nick] is recovering well and doing really well with the pacemaker on Monday theyre going to put a trach (tracheostomy) in [and] take the ventilator out, Amanda Kloots told her followers Saturday. The Tony-nominated actor had been admitted to the hospital for what was initially thought to be pneumonia, according to Kloots. An initial coronavirus test came up negative, though a subsequent one turned up positive for COVID-19.
Nick Cordero’s wife, Amanda Kloots, said the Broadway actor had surgery to remove his right leg because of complications from coronavirus.
CBS to re-air classic shows
The coronavirus pandemic has halted the production of many television shows, including CBS’ “The Young and the Restless” and “The Bold and the Beautiful.” To fill the void, the two major soap operas will fill their schedule with nostalgia, airing classic episodes going back as far as 1990 beginning Monday. The stars of “Y&R and B&B” will provide bonus content with fresh commentary at the beginning and end of many episodes. CBS will also air two documentary-style making of episodes, filmed on location in Monaco airing Monday and Tuesday.
Peter Bergman has been starring on “Young and the Restless” for three decades.
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