CDC director says there’s ‘no problem’ for fully vaccinated people to wear masks

New York Post


The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said there is “no problem” with fully vaccinated Americans continuing to wear face masks — despite the agency insisting it would always “follow the science” and being ripped for its already confusing messaging on face coverings. During a White House coronavirus briefing Friday, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky gave a puzzling answer when asked about people who may not be psychologically ready to go mask-free. The White HouseMeanwhile, the current seven-day average of nationwide COVID-19 hospitalizations dropped to about 3,400 — a decrease of almost 15 percent from the previous seven-day period, CDC data shows. Coronavirus daily deaths in the US also continue to decline, with a current seven-day average of 498, according to the data. “As each week passes and as we continue to see progress, these data give me hope,” Walensky said.


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MLIVE - Michigan coronavirus data for Friday, May 21: 62% of those age 50 to 64 are vaccinated
-10.81% LESS objective
-3.88% LESS positive

Ten Michigan counties have at least two-thirds of residents age 50 to 64 who are least partially vaccinated, according to the latest state data. New cases: The state is averaging 1,355 new confirmed cases a dayThat’s down 30% from a seven-day average of 1,931 a week ago. Positivity rate: The seven-day average is now 6%The seven-day positivity rate on coronavirus diagnostic tests was 7.2% a week ago. A total of 19 counties have seven-day average positivity rates over 10%. The chart below allows you to look up any county by name to see the seven-day average positivity rate.