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Tue Jun 16, 2020, 11:10 AM

Partygoers have been packing Arizona bars. Now the state is a coronavirus hot spot [View all]

Los Angeles Times
By KATE LINTHICUM STAFF WRITER
JUNE 15, 2020 3:26 PM UPDATED 5:12 PM

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. — On Friday night, like nearly every other weekend for the past month, the bars and nightclubs in downtown Scottsdale were packed.
Dance floors were jammed. Lines to get in stretched for blocks. And almost nobody wore masks or gloves.

When Gov. Doug Ducey lifted Arizona’s stay-at-home order May 15, giving the green light for much of the state’s economy to restart, he said residents had the right and responsibility to gauge the risks posed by the novel coronavirus and to act accordingly.

“What an Arizonan decides to do is up to them,” he said.

Now, as confirmed cases of COVID-19 soar here, making Arizona a national hot spot for new infections, it’s becoming clear that many residents chose to go back to life as normal as if nothing had changed.

Nowhere is that more evident than in the state’s thriving bar and nightclub scene.


Read more: https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-06-15/partygoers-have-been-packing-arizona-bars-and-nightclubs-now-the-state-is-a-coronavirus-hot-spot

Didja hear that guys and gals? It's up to us! That's some great Republican leadership, the kind we've been led to expect.

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