워싱턴 민주당 시장, D.C., Muriel Bowser, 금요일 기자들에게 그녀는 마스크 의무 복귀에 전적으로 반대하지 않는다고 말했습니다., COVID-19의 오미크론 변종에 대한 우려를 인용.
“I will be having very in-depth conversations with my team today to see if we need to make any changes in our response. But no one should be surprised that in the winter months, cases go up,” Bowser told reporters. “They are going up across the country and they’re going up in places in the world.”
기자간담회 중, which was hosted outdoors, Bowser rattled off a long string of guidelines for D.C. citizens whether they are vaccinated or not.
“If you haven’t been boosted, you need to get your booster. If you haven’t been vaccinated, you need to immediately get vaccinated,” Bowser said Friday. “If your kids who are over 5 years old have not been vaccinated, they need to get vaccinated.”
D.C. recorded 844 positive COVID-19 cases on Dec. 16 — a record high for the city after its last record of 508 daily cases on Dec. 15. Prior to this month, 미국. capital’s previous record was 357 daily positive cases 1 월. 7, 2021.
“If you are feeling sick, you need to stay home,” Bowser added. “If you are going to social events, you might want to think if you need to go or not. Limit those events. Stay in a closer bubble. Wear a mask indoors. That includes in public spaces and that includes in private homes and other settings where you’re not sure.”