Oh look, they're, uh, you know, warning about the... the thing again. You know, that thing.
Top Biden administration officials warned Wednesday that one-third of Americans live in communities experiencing rising levels of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations and urged them to resume taking personal protection measures, including wearing masks.
Oh, they want us to wear masks again, eh? Well, that's... neat, I guess.
I mean, hey, if you wanna wear one, go ahead.
The increase in new infections — nearing 100,000 a day — comes as the nation heads into Memorial Day weekend with its large gatherings and travel. That case count is almost certainly an undercount, officials said, given the widespread use of at-home tests for which results are often not reported to health officials.
Gee, that seems like a lot of cases. I mean, sure, a lot of those "cases" may be from oversensitive tests picking up fragments of virus, or something... or maybe not. I don't know. I guess I... don't really care?
But if you do, that's totally cool!
Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, strongly encouraged those living in communities designated yellow or orange, indicating they have large numbers of new infections and hospitalizations, to consider wearing masks in indoor public spaces and taking other steps to protect themselves.
Oh they have color-designated "community" ratings now? I'd forgotten about those. That's... eh, sure, that's fine. I mean, if you want to look up your community's rating, more power to you. I can't seem to be interested in it one way or the other, but I guess it's good that it's there? Sure.
Well, the rest of the article is there if you want to check it out. Or not. Whichever.
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