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May 28, 2020

What we're reading: A novel plan to salvage summer tourism

By City Monitor Staff

Travel plans: Cyprus announced an unusual idea to salvage tourism this summer: The BBC reports that the government will pay for accommodations and food for anyone who tests positive for coronavirus after travelling there.

Rental crisis: Renters in the US are more likely to have lower in comes and work the kinds of jobs that evaporated when the coronavirus hit, and that, The New York Times reports, is setting the stage for an eviction crisis.

Location, location: The opening of coronavirus testing facilities is yet another chance to see how resources are unevenly distributed in American cities. NPR crunched the data in Texas cities and found that black and Latino neighbourhoods have fewer testing site than whiter and wealthier neighbourhoods, showing another gap in efforts to contain an outbreak.

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