A Lee County commissioner says COVID-19 restrictions in other states are “crazy,” that they don’t work and he’s mapping out the proof.
Commissioner Brian Hamman posted four graphs on social media using data from the Florida Department of Health that shows in the last four weeks, COVID-19 cases, the positivity rate, hospitalizations, and ER visits are trending down.
“I was never anti-mask or anti-restrictions or anti-anything; what I wanted to do was empower people to make the best decisions they could for their lives. And to do that they needed good information,” Hamman said.
Nationwide, cases are also trending down, something experts predicted would happen after the holiday season.
“I think what we’ve been able to prove is that