Labor Day weekend celebrations are in full swing -- and many include the large crowds health experts feared. More than 6.2 MILLION Americans are infected by the virus. at least 188,538 have been killed by it. But people gathered in large groups at Georgia Beaches over the weekend; South Carolina beaches are crowded with people. Pennsylvania's Kennywood amusement park is having a crowded weekend. "And in Atlanta, many weekend Labor Day parties are on the schedule including "The Biggest Labor Day Weekend Party in the City" hosted by rapper Gucci Mane and a "Sunday Funday" rooftop party advertised with an image of people standing close together, some without masks."
Florida, Texas, Georgia, the Carolinas, Pennsylvania--Trump took Pennsylvania in 2016. Red States. What's up with Red States lunging into spreading covid-19? Here's a relevant statistic: People live longer in blue states than red; new study points to impact of state policies.
"Weak environmental protections, safety rules and labor and civil rights protections may be cutting lives short in conservative states and deepening the divide between red and blue states, according to a new study on links between life expectancy and state policy."