Businesses, States React As CDC Revises Mask Guidelines
Provided By - Video Elephant on July 30, 2021
From Walmart to Disney, businesses are bringing back mask mandates for employees and visitors following the CDCs latest guidance on masks.MGM Resorts following Nevadas mask requirements indoors, as California and Illinois also update their guidance.States are largely holding firm to existing policies... As COVIDs spread is either substantial or high across more than 70 percent of U.S. counties.Thats many parts of the southeastand all of South Carolina, Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas and Floridawhere Governor Ron DeSantis is doubling-down against any mandates.He issued an new order, directing state agencies to make sure protocols in schools dont violate a parent's rights to make masking decisions for their kids.Many businesses renew mask mandates, as states largely stick to existing policies.Arkansas governor pointed to legislators to lift a ban to give local school districts authority for masks.But Friday in Louisiana...The governor called the Delta variant a "game changer."Governorseven Senators, like Rand Paul, have previously trashed the idea that vaccinated people should wear masks. But the science has evolved. It remains to be seen if the politics will, as well.