The City of Clarksdale is following Gov. Tate Reeves orders and voted this week to continue sheltering in place until May 11.
Mayor Chuck Espy reminded residents if they don’t have essential business to tend to, to stay off the streets and he reminded the city a curfew is still in place for the next two weeks.
“So when will the economy reopen?”
That is the question every businessman, homeowner, teacher, parent and grandparent in this country is asking.
And it is one the leaders of our nation, state, county and city need to be telling their constituients as soon as possible.
No definitive studies exist that prove masks prevent infections.
Check me out on that one.
Also, masks are designed for different purposes, and only a select few guard against infectious diseases. Picking the right type of mask, using it correctly and then disposing of it properly is the key to making masks work.
After reporting no new cases Thursday, Coahoma County saw three new cases of COVID-19 reported Friday. There have been 10 new local cases over the past seven days and the county’s third death was reported Tuesday.
The county now has 64 people who have had or who are currently infected with the disease
Coahoma County reported it's second fatality due to coronavirus Sunday.
The number of people infected rose to 48 as three new cases of the disease were reported over the weekend. The community started last week with no new case, but saw the infection rate climb mid- week, no new cases Friday, then climb today.
If you squeeze a lemon you get lemon juice and if you squeeze an orange you get orange juice.
So what do you get if you squeeze Clarksdale?
This is called begging the question and I hope it proves a point.