POLITICS. The president awaits actions against the outbreak / EFE
The White House reported this Wednesday that President Joe Biden will provide details on new measures to face the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, with mandates, tests and regulations in the educational area according to each state and vaccination rates. and positive cases.
The context: The power is experiencing a new outbreak of cases due to the incidence of the delta variant. Despite the fact that more than 50% of the inhabitants have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, the increase in infections was a brake on the total reopening of the country.
- The president is expected to speak about six components that will aim to generate a positive effect and reduce infection rates.
- One of the main steps is the smooth development of face-to-face school activities.
What do they say?: “There are six steps that the president is announcing, there will be new components. Some of that will be related to access to testing, some will be related to mandates, some will be related to how we make sure children are protected in schools, ”said Jen Psaki, White House press secretary.
- Last week, Biden said that his government is looking for a way to establish regulations so that the country can move towards a safe reactivation.
- “There will be new components that will, of course, impact people across the country, but we are also working together to control the virus and return to our normal lives,” Psaki explained.
Main source of the news: The Hill