Sun seekers have begun to escape outdoors after COVID-19 lockdown orders were lifted across the United States, despite warnings more than 290,000 Americans could die if social distancing isn’t adhered to. Crowds were pictured floating down the Comal River in New Braunfels on Wednesday, with many Texans emerging out of their homes to get some fresh air. In Colorado residents were urged to celebrate the Memorial Day weekend responsibly after footage from Boulder Creek showed large groups, not in masks, gathered there Tuesday. And in New York City revelers hit the streets to drink outside bars as temperatures rose on Wednesday night. One tuber in Colorado told CBS: ‘We heard it was going to be 90 degrees out today so we thought it would be a great day to go out to the creek. I’d say we’re not too worried about it.’As college students I think there is a lot of intermingling going on most of the time.’ In Texas Samuel Morrell told KSAT earlier this month: ‘America’s going back to work. We’re going tubing. I think it’s beneficial to everyone’s mental health. I think just sitting in the house all is not good.’ But one COVID-19 forecast model predicts infections could reach as high… Read full this story
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