‘Until the stay-at-home orders are lifted by states and local governments, the most important number for forecasting the economy is not job losses.’

House Republicans hope to reopen the American economy by the end of April if progress has been made combating the coronavirus pandemic.

“Our focus is on locking down the virus while we’re taking the steps now to prepare to reopen the economy by the end of the month if the virus permits,” Rep. Kevin Brady, the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee, told reporters Thursday, according to the Washington Examiner.

Source: Republicans Set April Target Date for Reopening Economy