@SanDiegoCounty Health Officer Dr. Wilma Wooten thinks schools should stay closed to prevent gatherings. Wooten hasn't condemned the social justice protesters for gathering in large groups, and @nathanfletcher applauded them for participating. More:
Does @SanDiegoCounty have any data that shows schools shouldn't reopen? Dr. Wilma Wooten answered, "when schools reopen you have the opportunity for people to gather, and as everyone is aware, increased outbreaks are associated with people gathering."
Of the 7,667 tests reported Monday, 4% returned positive. The county’s 14-day average of daily positive tests is 5.3%. Dr. Wilma Wooten, the county’s public health officer, said more bad news is likely coming.
WATCH: Dr. Wilma Wooten is asked, "Why are we not dialing back now?" "We anticipate that we will be on that list (by the weekend) ... (and affected businesses) will need time to come to the realization that they will be closed, they need time to do that."
@nathanfletcher On June 17th, County Health Officer Dr. Wilma Wooten said that people who get tested are NOT being asked if they have attended any of the protests. Today, @nathanfletcher asserts, "We have not seen ANY outbreaks tied to protests. " Watch below...
Dr. Wilma Wooten, the county’s public health officer, said a significant spike in cases could be traced to the periods following restaurants opening, churches allowing services, and the mass protests calling for police reform.
San Diego County Health Officer Dr. Wilma Wooten says you are not allowed to host people at your house, for any events, until sometime next year. Wooten said an important action you can take is "not have friends, coworkers or other individuals" over for any reason.
On May 13, San Diego County's Public Health Officer, Dr. Wilma Wooten said if it wasn't for her orders, "many thousands more individuals, including elderly, would have died from COVID-19." Regarding the #GeorgeFloyd protests, she hasn't said a word about coronavirus safety
County Health Officer Dr. Wilma Wooten said no data was used when deciding to ban passing a ball on the beach with people outside your household. Wooten explained she used "common sense" when making the order to ban passing a ball on #SanDiego County beaches.