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CDC director: Too early for states to roll back mask mandates

22 days ago   |   By Politico

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky on Sunday said it was too premature for state officials to roll back mask mandates, arguing that while coronavirus metrics were trending down, cases and deaths were still too high.
“Absolutely,” Walensky told host Chuck Todd on NBC's “Meet the Press” when asked if it was too early for officials to do away with the mandates. “We are still at about 100,000 cases a day. We are still at around 1,500 to 3,500 deaths per day. The cases are more than two and a half fold times what we saw over the summer.”
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