PBS NewsHour

No mask mandates despite surge of COVID in Florida

Clip: 08/02/2021 | 7m 3s

Over the weekend, Florida reported more than 21,000 cases in a single day — its highest one day total since the start of the pandemic. The CDC says schools should require masks as they reopen. But Florida governor Ron DeSantis said he will block efforts to require masks. Dr. Murtaza Akhter, an emergency physician at Kendall Regional Medical Center in Miami, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

Aired: 08/02/21

Rating: NR

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