States across the USA announced their plans this week to ease CoVID regulations as cases drop and millions of Americans receive doses of three different vaccines to end the Coronavirus pandemic.
“Massachusetts on Monday made it much easier to grab dinner and a show. In Missouri, where individual communities get to make the rules, the two biggest metropolitan areas — St. Louis and Kansas City — are relaxing some measures. Iowa’s governor recently lifted mask requirements and limits on the number of people allowed in bars and restaurants, while the town of Lawrence, home to the University of Kansas, now lets establishments stay open until midnight,” reports the Associated Press.
“The push to reopen comes as COVID-19 vaccine shipments to the states are ramping up. Nearly 20% of the nation’s adults — or over 50 million people — have received at least one dose of vaccine, and 10% have been fully inoculated 2 1/2 months into the campaign to snuff out the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,” adds the AP.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott officially ended his state’s mask-mandate Tuesday afternoon; saying all businesses of any type can reopen at 100% capacity starting next Wednesday.
“Effective next Wednesday, all businesses of any type are allowed to open 100%. That includes any type of entity in Texas. Also, I’m ending the statewide mask mandate,” said the Governor.
Texas announces from next Wednesday ALL BUSINESSES can open 100% and mask mandate is OVER! 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/TGTfVYinZR
— 🇺🇸Maggie VandenBerghe🇺🇸 (@FogCityMidge) March 2, 2021
BREAKING: TX Gov @GregAbbott_TX rescinds state mask mandate and says ALL businesses can open 100%
— John Roberts (@johnrobertsFox) March 2, 2021
BREAKING: Gov. Abbott moves to "open Texas 100%," ends state mask mandate https://t.co/yYJhvRCNhr
— Austin Statesman (@statesman) March 2, 2021
“People and businesses don’t need the state telling them how to operate,” Abbott said.
“Today Texas will report a new one day record for the number of people receiving vaccines—more than 216,000,” he tweeted. “We are now providing more than 1 million vaccines a week. This is a big reason why hospitalizations are at the lowest level in four months.”
'ROUTINE ERROR': 6,700 North Carolina Residents ‘Incorrectly Told They Have Coronavirus’ via Text
Nearly 7,000 residents in North Carolina were told via text message last week that they tested positive for the Coronavirus despite not actually having contracted the disease.
“More than 6,700 individuals in Mecklenburg County in North Carolina were told in a text message sent from Mecklenburg County Health Department on Friday that they tested positive for COVID-19 and over 500 people were told through a county email that they were also infected with the novel coronavirus. But the results were incorrect due to a technical error by Health Space, the company they use for contact tracing, according to a statement on the county’s website,” reports Fox News.
“An error during routine maintenance last Friday resulted in a county data vendor sending erroneous texts and email messages to people saying they were positive for COVID-19,” the statement on the county website said.
“Very quickly we began to work with the vendor to understand the issue and make sure that it did not continue. Once corrected we were told that 6,727 text messages and 541 emails were sent to individuals who were already in their system. We then worked with the vendor to send a corrected text/email to all that received the erroneous one,” the email stated in part.
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'SICKENING': Backlash Grows Against Denver Democrat Who Supported Spreading Coronavirus at MAGA Rallies
Denver’s Democratic Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca is facing a growing backlash on social media this week after calling for those sick with the deadly Coronavirus to intentionally spread the disease at ‘Make America Great Again’ rallies.
“Democrat Denver Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca says that she stands in ‘solidarity’ with someone who says that they if they get the coronavirus that they will attend as many Trump rallies as possible She appears to have made the statement on her government Twitter account,” posted a reporter with the Daily Wire.
These people are sick. https://t.co/74mEIJDOpa
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) March 3, 2020
“These people are sick,” posted Donald Trump Jr.
“This elected Democrat in Colorado doesn’t seem very nice!” the Trump campaign War Room Twitter account posted in response.
— Trump War Room (@TrumpWarRoom) March 3, 2020
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Source: Fox News