Last night President Biden offered a time-table for when we may begin to return to some normalcy regarding COVID-19 (the linked to article is written by Stephen Collinson and Maeve Reston and presented on CNN.com):
‘I need you’: Biden asks Americans to do their part to help country emerge from Covid crisis
Specifically, he eyed July 4th as potentially the point where enough people will have received the vaccine (whichever one they are able to get) and when we should be able to get together in at least small groups.
He also implored people to not go out and mingle as we’re still not out of the woods, so to speak, and the danger of variants of COVID remains high.
Yet down in these parts its Spring Break time and there are an awful lot of people running around in largish groups.
Brittany Chang for businessinsider.com has the following article…
Travelers are flocking to Miami for Spring Break despite COVID
We truly are a frustrating species, aren’t we?
I mean, we’re so very close now to getting every adult vaccinated and yet we can’t help ourselves.
I fully expect to see the rates of COVID infection rise quite a bit starting at the end of March (a two week incubation period) and then remain rather high through April.
I hope, though, I’m proven very wrong.