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Why Arkansas’ governor hasn't issued a stay-at-home order

Clip: 04/08/2020 | 6m 55s Video has closed captioning.

Arkansas is one of only five U.S. states without a stay-at-home order in place despite the coronavirus pandemic. Its number of confirmed COVID-19 cases passed 1,000 on Wednesday. Gov. Asa Hutchinson joins Judy Woodruff to discuss his state’s “very targeted response” to the illness, why he thinks Arkansas residents are effectively social distancing already and the effort to secure more PPE.

Aired: 04/08/20

Rating: NR

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