“Americans have two choices as they celebrate Labor Day:
“1. Be responsible. Keep gatherings small, have them outside, wear a face mask when you’re not eating or drinking, and stay 6 feet away from anyone outside your household whenever you have your mask off.
“2. Ignore all those guidelines and repeat the same mistakes made during Memorial Day and the Fourth of July, which led to surges in new Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths and set the economy back even further.
“But this holiday, the stakes are even higher.
“”We go into Labor Day with 40,000 new cases a day — much higher than we were at Memorial Day,” said Dr. Ashish Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute.”
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