The aftermath of today's cowtown pandemic policy switcheroo creates even more COVID confusion amongst denizens of the Kansas City metro.
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"The outlying Jackson County areas will be the only residents under mandate.
"You can’t tell me that Eastern Jack hosts COVID positive rates and hospitalizations so much higher than KCMO as to warrant face covering requirements in Lee’s Summit, Blue Springs and Grandview.
"It's obvious that Executive Frank White and all of his supporters on the Legislature DON'T understand the current state of the pandemic and/or the data."
We think this comment deserves to be highlighted if only because the discrepancy in public health policy CLEARLY isn't related to "the science" whatsoever . . . Instead recent municipal COVID decisions seem to be predicated on the political makeup of local governing bodies. Annnnnnnnd . . . Incompetence. Natch.
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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A citywide mask mandate has expired in Kansas City, Missouri, except for students in schools. The full city council met this afternoon to discuss keeping masks in schools. Now, we won't be seeing as many masks in KC outside of a school setting.
The Kansas City Missouri City Council has voted to let the current mask mandate that expires at midnight tonight expire for adults but not for school age children. The resolution which passed the City Council this afternoon keeps the mask mandate in place for students under the age of 18 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Hide Transcript Show Transcript CI,TY MISSOURI HAS JUST VOTED TO CHANGE ITS MASK MANDADTE ONLY APPLIES NOW AT SCHOOLS AND ON SCHOOL BUSES THE MANDATE FOR EVERYONE ELSE EXPIRES AT THE END OF TODAY. THIS CHANGE MEANS ALL PEOPLE IN ALL SCHOOL BUILDINGS FROM KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 12TH GRADE WILLTI SLL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The indoor mask mandate for Kansas City, Missouri, expires at midnight but not for everyone after a city council vote Thursday afternoon. The Kansas City Council voted 11-2 to make mask-wearing only required in school buildings and on school buses. The new school mask mandate will be in effect through Dec.
Sadly, it seems that masks might be in our future either way . . .
BUDAPEST, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Coronavirus infections are hitting record levels in many countries across Europe as winter takes hold, prompting a call for action from the World Health Organization which described the new wave as a "grave concern".
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