Miami’s NBC News affiliate reports:
As the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday labeled the Delta variant of the novel coronavirus a “variant of concern,” Gov. Ron DeSantis downplayed the potential impact it could have on the state.
DeSantis avoided directly answering a reporter’s question about whether the state needs to do more to prepare for the Delta variant. “There’s been a lot of talk about variants leading up to this,” DeSantis said after a state Cabinet meeting. “I think it gets put out there in ways designed to frighten people.”
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Early research shows the Delta variant is primarily spread through children. That contradicts DeSantis’ repeated statements that children can’t spread of the virus. https://t.co/lNluiT7gID
— News4JAX (@wjxt4) June 16, 2021