The mask really does not have as followers. Including in States where the epidemic has been raging in a violent way. In Florida, american region very hard hit by the pandemic of sars coronavirus and which records a record number of deaths, a sheriff has required its police officers that they do not wear mask. He even prohibits the use within its office. Billy Woods is a sheriff in Marion county, located in the centre of the " Sunshine State ". And it is in an email sent Tuesday, August 11, to all of his staff that he issued his directive.
The e-mail was leaked by a local newspaper, Ocala Star Banner : "When you are in service/working as my employee, representing my office, you don't wear the mask ", has also written to the sheriff. This last has, however, clarified a few exceptions, for staff working in prisons, schools, or hospitals with suspected cases of coronavirus.
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Florida, where wearing a mask is not required, but recommended, is one of the epicenters of the epidemic in the united states, which has experienced a strong resurgence from the end of June. Requested, the sheriff's office has not responded to Agence France-Presse. The "Sunshine state" reported Tuesday a record high of 276 deaths Covid-19 in one day, and 212 deaths have yet been déplorées Wednesday. In total, 8 765 people died of the disease in the State, and more than 550 900 cases have been identified (for a population of 21 million inhabitants). The scientific community recommends the use of masks as a key tool to curb the spread of the pandemic.p> Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 02:33