COVID Numbers in CA As a consequence of ‘COVID Fatigue,’ Folks Not Taking Precautions, and Journey to and from ‘Much less Restrictive’ States

On Tuesday’s broadcast of “CNN Tonight,” Sen.-Designate Alex Padilla (D-CA) said that the massive quantity of coronavirus circumstances in California is because of “COVID fatigue,” folks “getting a bit too comfy,” along with folks touring to and from states which are much less restrictive.

Padilla stated, “I believe in case you have a look at the numbers and the charts for the higher a part of the 12 months, Gov. Newsom’s fast, daring motion paid dividends. Our curve was comparatively flat, particularly on a per capita foundation for a superb chunk of the 12 months. However once more, as you stated, we’ve been listening to about, whether or not it’s COVID fatigue, and persons are perhaps taking it a bit — getting a bit too comfy, pondering they might be immune or that the worst of it was over when it wasn’t true. Second, California can do all of the issues it must do, however when you have folks nonetheless coming out and in from different states which have been much less restrictive, proper? Arizona is excellent subsequent door, for instance, or all of the folks that flew all through Thanksgiving weekend, all that’s now coming house to roost. So, as soon as once more, we’ve acquired to tighten the belt way of that mobility, way of public well being and minimizing publicity to attempt to flatten the curve down as soon as once more.”

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