The number of Americans fully vaccinated againstnow tops 101 million, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 43% have received at least one dose and the average number of daily cases of coronavirus has decreased by 16%
There was no hidden enthusiasm when Disneyland reopened Friday after more than 400 days of closure, Michael George reports for “CBS This Morning: Saturday.” Some were in line as early as 6 p.m. 2.30, according to CBS Los Angeles.
However, the capacity is limited to 25%, and tickets must be purchased online in advance. Only residents of California are allowed to visit.
In Kentucky, meanwhile, the horse-racing complex Churchill Downs went out when it reopened.
But there is concern about the hesitation of vaccination combined with new warnings about variants.
In Michigan, where bars and restaurants can operate at 65% capacity, officials are using a carrot and stick approach: getting the vaccination rate up and more places opening up.
The vaccination is lowered. Take Arkansas, which is one of more than 10 states that do not order all available vaccine doses. Over one-third of Arkansas residents have received at least one dose, well below the total national amount of 43%.
The unvaccinated may want to listen to what Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Friday.
“The bottom line of my message … A: Get vaccinated, and if you have a two-dose regimen, be sure to get the second dose,” he said.