VIRUS DIARY: `When are we going to the playground, Mama?'

In this March 25, 2020, photo, Associated Press reporter Barbara Ortutay’s daughter watches a video in her apartment during a shelter-in-place order in Oakland, Calif.

OAKLAND, California (AP) — "When are we going to the playground, Mama?" she asks again today, like she did yesterday and the day before that.

I tell her we are not going to the playground today, that we can go for a walk, remember the virus we talked about? She chuckles. "Sorry, I was confused. I meant go for a walk."

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