KSAT 12: Continued bar closures, use of face masks will keep COVID-19

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, discusses the sloping downward of hospitalizations and the expectation of a continued decline in the percentage positive rate in the community. The projection takes into account going back to school and Labor Day but also continued mandatory mask-wearing and closure of bars and not having mass gatherings. Flu shots, while they don’t prevent COVID, prevent death and people from getting symptoms that mimic COVID.

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