The head of thewarned Sunday that unvaccinated Americans are “sitting ducks” for the significantly more transmissible of as he predicted daily cases could soar to 200,000.
He said he would be “surprised if we don’t cross 200,000 cases a day in the. That’s heartbreaking, in that space again,” Collins added.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University, new infections in the nation are already, based on a seven-day average.
“Here we are with delta variant, which is so contagious, and [in] this heartbreaking situation where 90 million people are stillfor this virus,” Collins emphasized.
“We’re in a world of hurt, andto do everything we can to turn that around,” Collins said.
Collins slammed Republican politicians like. and Florida Gov. for banning mask mandates in businesses — and schools, where just days into the new school year.
“It’s miserable that politics and polarization have gotten in the way of a simplemeasure,” Collins said, referring to the amazing partisan manipulation of masks — a “life-saving medical device” — somehow into an “invasion of personal liberty.”
In a separate interview Saturday, a Florida school board member called DeSantis the “” for his anti-health and life policies. It “feels like a nightmare I the Business Insider.
Collins also dismissed complaints that immigrants bring the coronavirus into the U.S., noting that Mexico’sis lower than Texas, Florida, and Louisiana.