After the sudden decision in Los Angeles last week to reinstate the change in the mask mandate because of “science”, all eyes are on New York City, to see if the science or politics urge the liberal bastion of the East Coast to follow in the footsteps that characterize LA’s virtue. However, it appears that science on the east coast (or is it politics) is relatively small because on Monday morning, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he has no plans to change the internal rules – until now – despite an increase in cases arising from the distinct Covid-19 delta.
“The simple answer is no,” de Blasio said when asked about the issue in a briefing Monday. “Masks have a cause no doubt, but they’re not the crux of the problem. Vaccination is.”
Comments from the outgoing socialist mayor this year come as the city’s seven-day average Covid-19 positivity rate jumped 1.69% on Saturday, more than double the percentage of residents who were positive from last month.
As a reminder, late Friday Los Angeles reinstated its mask mandate indoors regardless of the vaccination status, becoming the first county to reinstate the wearing of the mask to the public. wanang. The move was met with some resistance, however, after the county sheriff he said the rule will not be enforced.
“Forcing the vaccinated and those contracted with COVID-19 to wear an indoor mask is unscientific and contrary to the instructions of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),” LA Mayor Villanueva said in a statement, and so far Morag has agreed with the Big Apple in its interpretation of “political science.”- READ MORE
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