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Senator Tammy Baldwin, D., Wis., puts on a mask before leaving the Democratic National Convention stage, Milwaukee, Wis., August 20, 2020. (Kamil Krzaczynski/Reuters)

LATEST COVID-19 GUIDANCE AND PRECAUTIONARY REGULATIONS

As of 31 August 2020

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Democratic National Committee

NEW GUIDELINES

While the key national poll numbers are generally in the positive range, with a +8 to +10 lead for the Biden-Harris team, the single number to watch according to a consensus of epidemiologists and pollsters is the R(0) number, or “Reelect Naught” measurement.

The R(0) number is derived from polls taken post-convention of eligible voters and is based on the probability finding of the reelection of Donald Trump. Thus, an R(0) number suggests that current COVID-19 guidance and precautions, such as business slowdowns, mandatory mask-wearing, air-travel restrictions, etc. …

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