May 28, 2020

‘Dial up your empathy’: Officials urge mask wearing to slow coronavirus, Trump pushes ‘different viewpoints’

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“People held me accountable, and I appreciate that,” he said. Rock said he regularly watches Cuomo’s briefings and has come to see how differently the states are approaching the coronavirus outbreak. Andrew Cuomo became the latest state official to more aggressively promote mask usage to slow the spread of the coronavirus Thursday, announcing he will sign an executive order allowing private businesses to deny entry to patrons who decline to wear a face covering.Cuomo has sought to make masks “cool” and on Thursday brought in actors Chris Rock and Rosie Perez to his news briefing to encourage New York residents to wear face coverings and get tested for the coronavirus. The New York order follows similar moves by New Jersey Gov. Here are the rules

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L.A. “I’m not into free agents,” De Blasio said during a Wednesday news briefing. Andrew Cuomo holds a face mask while talking to the media at the New York Stock Exchange in March.(Associated Press)

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The significant increase in the city’s coronavirus mandates is necessary to help slow the spread of COVID-19, Mayor Eric Garcetti says. Ralph Northam, who announced Tuesday that all residents 10 or older must wear a face covering in indoor public spaces, starting Friday. “You are not wearing it so much for yourself as you are wearing it for that person that you will come in contact with,” he said. “I’m not into people deciding that they get to make the rules and they can do something everyone else can’t do.”
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In Michigan, an appeals court ruled against a barber who reopened his shop in defiance of the state’s stay-at-home order. But you don’t have a right to then go into that store if that store owner doesn’t want you to.”Cuomo said 74 COVID-19 deaths had been reported on Wednesday, about the same as the last two days. In mid-May, he announced that police would no longer enforce the mask policy after videos surfaced of police aggressively confronting people not wearing face coverings. President Trump — who has declined to wear masks in nearly any setting despite his administration’s guidelines encouraging face coverings — appeared to mock former Vice President Joe Biden this week after Biden wore one during a Memorial Day appearance. He made the announce after apologizing for his own recent failure to wear a mask while stopping to take photos during a visit to Virginia Beach over Memorial Day weekend. In Pennsylvania, where Gov. That store owner has a right to protect the other patrons in that store,” Cuomo said. There have been more than 1.7 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 nationwide with more than 101,100 deaths, according to the university. “If they want to put me in jail, put me in jail,” he said Thursday. More than 29,500 people have died of the disease in the state as of Thursday morning, according to Johns Hopkins University. “I thought I lived in the United States. Tom Wolf required masks in stores starting last month, six customers who said they couldn’t wear masks due to health issues sued the Giant Eagle supermarket for denying them entry. They might be doing it because they have a 5-year-old child who’s been going through cancer treatments. “There’s no stigma attached to staying six feet apart.”As states seek to encourage people to wear masks, they’re also cracking down on businesses that have reopened without permission. “There’s no stigma attached to wearing a mask,” he said, according to Politico. “And now I realize that we have 50 countries, essentially. Print

New York Gov. now requires face coverings even when outside. Doug Burgum has said that although he isn’t requiring people to wear masks, he hoped residents would skip the ideological battle seen in other states, calling it a “senseless dividing line.”
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“I would ask people to try to dial up your empathy and your understanding,” he said during an emotional May 22 press briefing. Right now we’re in the country of New York.”
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Rock added that he gives “a nice side-eye” to people he sees walking around Brooklyn without a mask.Cuomo’s latest executive order gives more power to business owners. now requires face coverings even when outside. Northam’s order makes exceptions for people who are eating, exercising or can’t for health reasons.“I’m taking this step because science increasingly shows us that the virus spreads less easily when everyone is wearing face coverings,” Northam said. North Dakota Gov. Phil Murphy, who ordered most residents to wear face coverings in public spaces last month, and Virginia Gov. “If someone is wearing a mask, they’re not doing it to represent what political party they’re in or what candidates they support. “You don’t want to wear a mask? Karl Manke said he learned of the decision while serving a customer and that he didn’t plan on complying. Advertisement They might have vulnerable adults in their life who currently have COVID and are fighting.” Ohio Gov. Even in states that haven’t mandated masks, elected officials have encouraged people to wear them to protect their neighbors. Mike DeWine early this month rescinded an order requiring customers to wear face masks in stores after protests. Advertisement

Biden has since updated his Facebook and Twitter avatars to an image of himself wearing the black mask and encouraged others to follow the guidelines.On Wednesday night, the president tweeted a photo of Biden wearing the mask, commenting, “He looks better!” Trump on Thursday promoted an article from the Federalist, a conservative website, that said mandatory mask policies “provide a valuable foundation to weaponize the virus against American liberty.”Trump tweeted: “So many different viewpoints!”

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L.A. “I will be governed — fair governing — but not ruled.”The Associated Press contributed to this report. I thought I lived in a country,” he said. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio mandated masks in the city last month. De Blasio said nine businesses in Brooklyn’s Borough Park neighborhood were forced to shut down in the last 48 hours after reopening illegally, and that businesses that open in defiance of lockdown orders could face $1,000-per-day fines. More Coverage

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell broke from the president Wednesday and voiced his support for wearing masks. In Texas, a bar owner has blocked patrons wearing masks, arguing that masks would make it difficult to check IDs and ensure people aren’t overly intoxicated. Mask policies have led to confrontations between businesses and customers across the country. “That store owner has a right to protect themselves. ‘Dial up your empathy’: Officials urge mask wearing to slow coronavirus, Trump pushes ‘different viewpoints’

New York Gov. Workers are still required to wear face coverings, however, and DeWine has continued to encourage them as a sign of “loving your fellow human being,” as he told CNN on Tuesday. Fine.