As the coronavirus outbreak ravages densely populated areas, some city-dwellers are looking to their second homes in quiet coastal communities and ski resorts to escape the deadly bug. But full-time residents in so-called tourist towns aren’t pulling out the welcome wagon, fearing that the influx of visitors from harder-hit areas will bring infection that much closer to their doorstep whilst overwhelming already stretched resources, including medical facilities. Several vacation hot spots across the country such as Martha’s Vineyard, Jackson Hole and the Florida Keys have issued pleas for out-of-towners to stay away until the threat subsides, despite the devastating toll it will take on local economies reliant on tourism. Locals in vacation hot spots across the country including Martha’s Vineyard, Jackson Hole and the Florida Keys (pictured) have issued pleas for out-of-towners to stay away until the threat from coronavirus subsides As of Monday there are nearly 42,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in the US and 576 deaths On the coast of Massachusetts, hospitals in Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard are asking Governor Charlie Baker to consider travel bans for both islands – where only about 20 percent of homes belong to people who live there year-round. The first coronavirus case in… Read full this story
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