Hawaii gets tourism surge as coronavirus rules loosen up
HONOLULU — Tourists are traveling to Hawaii in larger numbers than officials anticipated and many are wandering around Waikiki without masks, despite a statewide mandate to wear them in public.
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How long will it take before we realize that wearing a mask is ineffectual and actually constitutes a health hazard, increasing the risk of periodontal disease, increasing inhalation of carbon dioxide and accumulating bacteria and viruses exhaled from the body. The CDC recently stated that the wearing of a mask is only 1.3% effective, which is within the margin of error of zero. Why should 75,000 healthy people on this island be required to wear a mask with 1.3% effectiveness?
And as for 6 ft. distancing, we recently flew back to Kauai from Honolulu in an absolutely packed plane with no social distancing and most of the passengers removed their masks to partake of the complimentary beverage and eat their snacks during the flight. Then, after we disembarked we were lined up in front of a multitude of national guardsmen to fill out the various forms that took half an hour. I should say, the guardsmen were polite and efficient helping us through the process. Then on to the second leg of the process with more guardsmen re-checking the forms and instructing us as to the requirements for quarantining which includes a daily check-in using your cell phone with a $5,000.00 fine for non-compliance. Needless to say, inter-island flights have become a royal pain in the butt to put it bluntly.
Blah blah blah, wear your mask!
1.58 – 1.30 = 0.28, this is the figures I came up with. 1.58 is the death toll rate in Hawai’i. 1.3 % is the effective rate for wearing mask. That narrows the chance of you catching a virus to 0.28 %. This is the difference of the death toll rate, which is 100% effective at getting you killed. To all the way down to 0.28%, which is the chance of you catching the virus. This being minus the effective rate for using a face mask of 1.3%.
Does this make it perfectly understandable where they get these figures?
The death rate in the U.S. was low for 2020. You would not know this by watching the news.