Governor McMaster: Masking children to protect adults is the wrong thing to do

Governor Henry McMaster held a news conference to update the state’s response to COVID-19. McMaster began by encouraging people to make the decision to get vaccinated if they want to, pointing out how readily available the vaccine is. Despite acknowledging the threat the Delta variant poses, McMaster says he refuses to shut the state down or require masks in school.

CDC: More young people testing positive for COVID-19 in U.S.

5.4 million Americans have contracted the virus, while more than 170 thousand people in the U.S. have died

(ABC News) — There are now more than 5.4 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 here in the United States and over 170 thousand Americans have died. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warns more young people are testing positive which is a major concern for parents as schools reopen across the country. ABC’ Reena Roy has the latest. Categories: Health,…