On not wearing masks, “the governor may think it’s okay,” said Dr David Callender, CEO of Memorial Hermann, “but as healthcare providers we don’t.
HOUSTON – Health experts condemn Governor Greg Abbott’s decision to lift the mask mandate that was put in place to fight COVID-19.
At a press conference on Tuesday, Dr David Persse of the Houston Department of Health said Governor Abbott’s announcement put the public at even greater risk.
“I’m a bit at a loss for words,” said Dr Persse. “Let’s not forget that somewhere in the neighborhood of 40 percent of those infected have no symptoms and have no idea where they are spreading.”
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