U.S. President Joe Biden said Friday In response to the increase in COVID-19 cases, new control measures will be imposed “in all likelihood” in the United States.
When asked if Americans should wait New suggestions or new restrictions On behalf of health officials, the president responded “by all means” before leaving the White House by helicopter for his weekend vacation.
It does not specify what actions can be taken.
As the delta variant spreads, the United States reappears in COVID-19 cases, Very contagious.
However, Biden said Thursday was a “good day” in the country in terms of vaccination.
“Nearly a million people have been vaccinated,” he said His administration is reactivating the sluggish vaccine campaign. “I hope people are starting to realize how necessary this is,” the president said.
Health officials Even those who have been vaccinated are recommended this week to wear the mask indoors In areas with high infection rates.
Among the measures taken by the federal government is to tighten health regulations for its millions of employees who now have to be vaccinated or wear masks and even undergo routine checks in areas where there are certain cases.
President Joe Biden has taken a series of steps to vaccinate against Govt-19 in the United States, in which millions of federal employees must be vaccinated or comply with a series of regulations.According to a White House report released Thursday.
Those who have not been proven to be “completely vaccinated” should wear a mask regardless of their location, maintain physical distance from other employees, and “meet weekly or bi-weekly screening requirements.”The report, released shortly before Biden’s speech, says.
In addition, U.S. President Joe Biden called for the Pentagon to add the vaccine against Govt-19 to its list of mandatory vaccines because they are used “worldwide.” The disease is widespread, the White House said in a statement.
Biden’s announcement about civil servants is an attempt to go as far as his authority allows him to continue the vaccination campaign in the United States.It has dropped significantly in the last two months.
The president cannot order all Americans to be vaccinatedIn a country like the United States, where individual freedom is highly valued, something that only state and local governments can do would be highly controversial.
What it can do is issue an order to those working for the federal government not to come to the point of forcing them to get vaccinated, but to give them the “option”. According to the White House, in fact deny.
(With information from AFP)
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