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US Arizona town to host summer fests without face masks: ‘Err on the side of freedom’

05:40  30 june  2020
05:40  30 june  2020 Source:   foxnews.com

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PHOENIX – The mayor of an eastern Arizona town says he has no plans to cancel a slew of upcoming summer events or require masks , even as COVID-19 "My response from the onset of COVID-19 pandemic has been that we will err on the side of freedom ." Since COVID-19 cases have continued

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Mayor Bryce Hamblin of Eagar, an east Arizona city with a population around 5,000, said in a recent statement that he has no plans to cancel a roster of events for the summer season, including an upcoming Fourth of July parade, and will not require attendees to wear face coverings. Instead, per AZ Central, he’ll ask people who are feeling ill to stay home.

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“Over the past several weeks, I have been asked repeatedly what the Town of Eagar plans to do about COVID-19, masks, visitors, riots, etc.,” he said. “It is somewhat alarming how many expect and almost invite a more drastic infringement on their freedoms. My response from the onset of COVID-19 pandemic has been that we will err on the side of freedom."

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“Those precautions do not harm me and I will not judge you adversely for doing what you feel is best for you. But don't ask that the government require it of healthy, law-abiding,” he added. 

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"If face masks are used on a lot of people in crowded areas, I think it would have some effect on public transmission, and at the moment we're looking for every small There is the fear that people may end up re-using disposable masks , which is unhygienic, or use inferior masks sold on the black market.

The announcement comes are COVID-19 cases are spiking the state, and in other hotspots across the countries, prompting renewed shutdowns and reopening reversals.

At a Monday news conference in Phoenix, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has ordered the closure of bars, gyms, movie theaters, nightclubs and water parks across the state for 30 days in an effort to combat a spike in coronavirus cases.

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The country Eagar sits in reported around 2,300 COVID-19 cases and 85 deaths, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. Up to 10 cases were in Eagar while the neighboring city of Show Low reported nearly 150 confirmed cases.

Statewide, Arizona has tacked on 3,857 new cases to its 73,961 total, with 1,594 deaths. 

a person wearing a hat: Arizona Medical Association president Dr. Ross Goldberg on concerns over spiking cases. © Provided by FOX News Arizona Medical Association president Dr. Ross Goldberg on concerns over spiking cases.

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