2,218
 

Surge raises suspicions migrants are propelling COVID-19 outbreaks



ADVERTISEMENT
 
topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot 3X PLAT




section  x1   |  0 bx goons and 1 bystanders Share this on Twitter       Share this on Facebook

section news /page 2
  
 2 months ago '05        #1
562 page views
17 comments


bobbysteels18  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x18
avatar
Props total: 10743 10 K  Slaps total: 3027 3 K
Surge raises suspicions migrants are propelling COVID-19 outbreaks
 

 
Surge raises suspicions migrants are propelling COVID-19 outbreaks


The large number of sick and unvetted migrants entering the country has raised fears among Republican governors that the Biden administration's handling of the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border is propelling COVID-19 outbreaks.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican and ally to former President Donald Trump, issued an executive order Wednesday to “reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure in Texas by reducing the transportation of migrants throughout [the] state,” following reports of a 900% increase in sick migrants crossing the border through the Rio Grande Valley sector.

“The dramatic rise in unlawful border crossings has also led to a dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases among unlawful migrants who have made their way into our state, and we must do more to protect Texans from this virus and reduce the burden on our communities," Abbott said on Wednesday.

The issue came to a head when migrants who tested positive for COVID-19 were placed in hotels in La Joya without local authorities' knowledge.

“You have to understand that some of these places are so full, they don’t have anywhere else to put [the migrants], so they have to release them… They were released into our city, and no one told us,” La Joya, Texas police sergeant Manuel Casas said this week.

Catholic Charities started putting migrants up in hotels in the area, such as the Texas Inn & Suites in La Joya, Casas said. At first, the hotels did not station security guards to ensure that migrants did not leave the premises, and three of them did. A mother and her two daughters, who both looked sick but had not been tested for COVID-19 yet, went to a nearby burger joint next to the hotel without wearing masks, making employees uneasy. That is when the workers flagged down local police passing by, who stopped to investigate the situation and found that sick people had been staying in the adjacent hotel.

“We don’t have a number [for how many migrants in the hotel have tested positive for COVID-19], and we do not have a way of verifying if they are positive for [COVID-19]. It’s just their word,” Casas said. “We do know that the people the officer encountered showed signs [of infection] that we look for… it’s alarming, so we do have reason to believe that it’s true that they are positive.”

A nurse with the charity regularly monitors those migrants staying in the hotel, including some who have tested positive for COVID-19 or are at least visibly ill, twice a day. People staying there temporarily also cannot leave the property but are still receiving necessary medical care, according to an employee at the hotel.

The situation at the border has deteriorated to the extent that existing processes for managing the entry of illegal immigrants have broken down. The Catholic Charities respite center in downtown McAllen, Texas, buckled under the weight of record numbers of migrants crossing through this week. The center, where migrants released from federal custody are normally allowed to wait as they make travel plans to their final destinations across the country, had to close temporarily.

Other Republicans have sounded the alarm.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey also criticized the Biden administration’s border policies, including the rumblings that it will revoke the Title 42 policy implemented in March 2020, which gave the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authority to halt border crossings into the U.S. because of the threat of introducing communicable diseases into the U.S. The policy has blocked migrants from seeking asylum at the border since the start of the pandemic.

“It’s outrageous that the Biden-Harris administration is considering lifting Title 42 border COVID-19 restrictions on ILLEGAL immigration,” Ducey said last week. “Ending Title 42 will threaten the health and safety of Arizonans and all Americans. Our already broken border will explode — overwhelming border patrol, law enforcement, nonprofits, and health care professionals.”

Meanwhile, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, a Republican whose state has fully vaccinated less than half of its population, said on Tuesday that the recent spike in COVID-19 cases was linked to an influx of migrants coming from countries where vaccines are scarce.

​​"Part of the problem is the southern border is open, and we’ve got 88 countries that are coming across the border, and they don’t have vaccines, so none of them are vaccinated, and they’re getting dispersed throughout the country," Reynolds said.

Still, public health officials said that the threat of migrants transmitting COVID-19 to Americans is small compared to the danger posed by lagging vaccination rates in the U.S. In Texas, about 51% of people have received at least one dose of the vaccine, while less than 44% have been fully vaccinated, according to a tracker maintained by Bloomberg. A slightly larger share of Arizonans has been fully vaccinated — about 45% — while less than 50% of Iowans have completed a vaccine regimen.

The number of migrants entering the U.S. illegally has skyrocketed recently. A total of 330,000 migrants have been encountered in the Rio Grande Valley alone over the past 10 months, up 478% from the same time last year. Approximately 190,000 people attempted to cross the southern border illegally from Mexico in June alone, the highest number in about 21 years. The number of sick migrants crossing into the U.S. actually represents just a fraction of the record-breaking totals. In fact, the 900% increase in sick migrants entering the U.S. in the first two weeks of July amounts to just 135 people.

“To overblow the situation as in that's the main driver of a COVID surge is probably an overstatement… Texas has relatively low vaccination rates,” said Dr. Marcia Ory, Director of the Center for Population Health & Aging at the Texas A&M School of Public Health. “We don't want to blame… the surge on migrants versus recognizing that Texans need to do their part by getting vaccinated.”

The Biden administration was expected to lift the Title 42 restriction on border crossings this summer, but officials shelved those plans despite pressure from immigration rights advocates to repeal it, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday. Administration officials maintained that Border Patrol agents have taken appropriate precautions when they apprehend asylum-seekers.

“CBP provides migrants with PPE from the moment they are taken into custody, and migrants are required to keep masks on at all times,” a Customs and Border Protection spokesperson told the Washington Examiner. “If anyone exhibits signs of illness in CBP custody, they are referred to local health systems for appropriate testing, diagnosis, and treatment. CBP takes its responsibility to prevent the spread of communicable diseases very seriously.”

visit this link https://news.yahoo.com/su .. 185900170.html


Last edited by bobbysteels18; 08-03-2021 at 05:28 AM..
+2   



best
worst
17 comments
 

 2 months ago '05        #2
bobbysteels18  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x18 OP
Props total: 10743 10 K  Slaps total: 3027 3 K
Hope they wear there masks.


Last edited by bobbysteels18; 08-03-2021 at 05:26 AM..
-1   

 2 months ago '17        #3
Naga Sadow  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x20
Props total: 181046 181 K  Slaps total: 13066 13 K
When in doubt, blame the brown people.

+13   

 2 months ago '18        #4
Dehone 
Props total: 63071 63 K  Slaps total: 2770 2 K
In fact, the 900% increase in sick migrants entering the U.S. in the first two weeks of July amounts to just 135 people.

None of that means sh*t when asymptomatic has been one of the major buzzwords for this pandemic.
+3   

 2 months ago '07        #5
yola  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x57
Props total: 88614 88 K  Slaps total: 10341 10 K
"COVID is a hoax" for 18 months & "vaccines are poison" for 9 months

turned into

"COVID is real and dirty, unvaccinated people who look different from us are causing a pandemic"

real quick

how long till a mass shooting because the shooter was convinced that brown people were spreading a fake virus because they didn't accept the fake vaccine and wear the fake masks and then people say the fake shooting didn't happen?
+13   

 2 months ago '17        #6
Berr 
Props total: 321 321  Slaps total: 48 48
So people from Mexico .......are migrating to Florida?
+5   

 2 months ago '15        #7
Mexicanelvis 
Props total: 12845 12 K  Slaps total: 707 707
Ah gotta love the reicht wing playbook, lots of classic audibles and switch up plays to keep their base foamed at the mouth about brown people lol

 2 months ago '17        #8
Ymmot  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x5
Props total: 91886 91 K  Slaps total: 24517 24 K
 yola said
"COVID is a hoax" for 18 months & "vaccines are poison" for 9 months

turned into

"COVID is real and dirty, unvaccinated people who look different from us are causing a pandemic"

real quick

how long till a mass shooting because the shooter was convinced that brown people were spreading a fake virus because they didn't accept the fake vaccine and wear the fake masks and then people say the fake shooting didn't happen?
These dudes aren't smart enough to realize all the lies they're being told and how they all conflict.

 2 months ago '13        #9
BrothaJoe 
Props total: 1197 1 K  Slaps total: 150 150
Over a quarter million people showed up to the border last month but the media doesn’t wanna talk about immigration but I remember it being headlines not to long ago. Regardless whatever political side your on we are living through a invasion on our southern border and there’s barely any discussion about it.
+1   

 2 months ago '16        #10
postemupndunkit 
Props total: 69245 69 K  Slaps total: 8319 8 K
 Naga Sadow said
When in doubt, blame the brown people.

Always lmao

 2 months ago '06        #11
Sammyboi22 
Props total: 7350 7 K  Slaps total: 761 761
 yola said
"COVID is a hoax" for 18 months & "vaccines are poison" for 9 months

turned into

"COVID is real and dirty, unvaccinated people who look different from us are causing a pandemic"

real quick

how long till a mass shooting because the shooter was convinced that brown people were spreading a fake virus because they didn't accept the fake vaccine and wear the fake masks and then people say the fake shooting didn't happen?
Throw in a pizza place and some kids being trafficked and you got yourself a theory there
+1   

 2 months ago '21        #12
GoldenKnight 
Props total: 3643 3 K  Slaps total: 2198 2 K
This is why I refuse the shots. If covid was as deadly as they say to justify forcing experimental shots in us then they would have closed.the border or.at very least vaccinated everybody coming in but they don't cause they know covid is a common cold. All they care about are cases rising to scare the lab rats into more booster shots.

Whoever took them shots is really dumb I can't wait to see what happens to them
+1   

 2 months ago '17        #13
Ymmot  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x5
Props total: 91886 91 K  Slaps total: 24517 24 K
 GoldenKnight said
This is why I refuse the shots. If covid was as deadly as they say to justify forcing experimental shots in us then they would have closed.the border or.at very least vaccinated everybody coming in but they don't cause they know covid is a common cold. All they care about are cases rising to scare the lab rats into more booster shots.

Whoever took them shots is really dumb I can't wait to see what happens to them
Covid isn't that deadly for young healthy people, no one is making that claim. But also almost everyone who got mRNA shots is going to be 100% fine. Guess you'll learn a few years late like the rest of your idiot friends. And since so many of you are stupid: If you don't want to get vaccinated, don't.
-1   

 2 months ago '17        #14
Ymmot  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x5
Props total: 91886 91 K  Slaps total: 24517 24 K
 Sammyboi22 said
Throw in a pizza place and some kids being trafficked and you got yourself a theory there
Lmao

 2 months ago '19        #15
Airtight 
Props total: 13570 13 K  Slaps total: 1798 1 K
 Mexicanelvis said
Ah gotta love the reicht wing playbook, lots of classic audibles and switch up plays to keep their base foamed at the mouth about brown people lol
Stopped reading at Republican governers



People wonder why white supremacy is so difficult to displace, maybe because a*s clowns like this wouldn't have a built in scapegoat ala Hitler conveniently nearby for 400 years and counting to blame instead of doing their jobs

-1   

 2 months ago '05        #16
projectd06 
Props total: 30993 30 K  Slaps total: 7441 7 K
Of course Republicans blame migrants

 2 months ago '10        #17
Nautilus O  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x3
Props total: 83084 83 K  Slaps total: 18368 18 K
Staying on brand

 2 months ago '16        #18
Blunted Sultan  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x6
Props total: 39618 39 K  Slaps total: 4628 4 K
You can tell this n*gga crippled, the way he keep relying on crutches & wheelchairs



Sign me up
 
 

yesterday...


most viewed right now
online now  21
Video inside BMF: Black Mafia Family - Season 1 | Discussion Thread (Starz)
192 comments
2 days ago
@movies
most viewed right now
online now  9
TARGET GOT DESIGNER CLOTHES NOW AND IS sh*tTING ON WALMART
114 comments
1 day ago
@wild'ish
most viewed right now
+28online now  8
Article inside Fewer men attending college is leading toward "mating crisis", says N..
270 comments
1 day ago
@wild'ish
most viewed right now
online now  6
Video inside Sep 26 - 75 year old man convinced by Anti Vaxxers to leave hospital di..
102 comments
1 day ago
@news
back to top
register register Follow BX @ Twitter search BX privacyprivacy