A number of new models predict a rise in cases of the coronavirus as states begin to reopen. In Texas, where some businesses were allowed to reopen at partial capacity last Friday, the state reported a big increase in new cases over the weekend.
NPR is remembering people who have died of coronavirus as they continued to work outside their homes during the pandemic: health care workers; grocery store clerks; city and town services employees; police; domestic workers; mail carriers; caretakers; those who kept serving others as the rest of us have stayed home.
We'd like to hear a story from you about your lost loved one or friend. Head to npr.org/frontlineworkers to share a special memory you have of this person — it may appear online or on air.
This segment aired on May 5, 2020.