As the COVID pandemic stats worsen and hospitals complain of crowding, Mayor Q doubles down on a controversial public health policy.
More to the point . . .
TKC TOLD YOU SO!!! THE MASK ORDERS HAVE RETURNED AND THE MAYOR IS GEARING UP FOR A COURT FIGHT TO ENFORCE THE COVID DRESS CODE!!!
It's worth noting that the Mayor has expressed some hesitancy about requiring masking but this time around his focus seems to be geared toward the inevitable court battle.
Credit to so many readers who ACCURATELY noted that promises of an end to masks were nothing more than empty political chatter.
And so . . .
Here's the latest word . . .
Weekly positivity rates have increased to the highest number Kansas City has seen since the pandemic.
“It is a big city, but I would like to see us get back to the type of order we had before the Christmas holiday," Lucas said.
Lucas said there are obstacles in the way, including from the Missouri Attorney General's Office.
“I know there are people saying, ‘why don’t you do something about it right now, today?’ We’re trying to make sure if we do something, it’s something that will stick, something that will stand up in court," Lucas said.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kansas City leaders will start discussing a potential reinstatement of masking orders in Kansas City at Thursday's council meeting. Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas told KCTV5 that "all options are on the table." According to the dashboard with Kansas City numbers, hospitalization numbers mirror what we saw a year ago, before vaccines were widely available.