One new travel related case reported
LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i District Health Office reported one new positive case of COVID-19 related to a traveler who participated in the state’s Safe Travels pre-testing program on Wednesday.
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And still, Mayor Kawakami couldn’t care less. He and his Big Tourism pals are probably sitting in a five-star hotel lounge as I write this smoking cigars and sipping brandy.
Mayor Derek has 28,000 Big Tourism Pals on Kauai, they’re the amount of people impacted by this Covid-19 charade, and it is doubtful that many smoke cigars, nor there are even that many cigars on Kauai, much less that many people fit into any 5 Star Hotel, what with moronic 6’ social distancing, considering virus drift with fans, breezes, sneezes, and Trade Winds. Only an idiot could think of such ridiculousness conclusionary inclusive cynicism.
Since we have a lame duck Governor that is not willing to sign a mandatory mask law info effect, State and county politicians need to step up and pass a law making it mandatory until such time the epidemic is over. Tourist are most never masked up and they are bringing our numbers up. They have never respected any request to mask up as it is posted along the island roadways, media and television but i guess since they are on vacation, they left their common sense home too.
For those saying not enough people are wearing masks… WE HAVE AMONG THE HIGHEST MASK COMPLIANCE RATE IN THE COUNTRY. The mask nazis need to bail.
That’s like saying we have the fastest kid at the special olympics
Why are we still debating mask use? Th CDC, Mayo Clinic, and Johns Hopkins among others all agree that mask use significantly decreases virus spread. Social distancing decreases virus spread even more. Anecdotal evidence shows that using masks in public has reduced spread (airplanes, salons, etc.). It is estimated that vaccines will be available around April (assuming current trials stay on course and data remains positive). The only counter argument to masks is that they are inconvenient. Can’t we bear this inconvenience for 5 or 6 more months?
If the science doesn’t convince you, perhaps you could wear a mask just to show other people that you care about their well being.