MÖTLEY CRÜE intends to embark on a tour as soon as the Coronavirus pandemic is under control and/or resolved. That being said, the grim reality is that The Stadium Tour is on the verge of being cancelled, after being postponed twice already due to Covid-19.
Yes, you read that right. Top President Biden officials warned of the increase in cases on Thursday, as the country surpasses an average of 100,000 new infections per day. But that number is a massive undercount and could be anywhere from five to 10 times higher, experts say, since home tests typically aren’t included in official case counts.
The death toll in America has eclipsed one million fatal Covid cases and is still climbing.
Word going around now is that Biden’s team are going to advise all arena and stadium concerts for the rest of 2022 to be cancelled. Within the next few days, we’re going to meet,” Anthony S. Fauci, who serves as Biden’s chief medical adviser.
One-third of Americans live in areas with rising levels of cases and hospitalizations, prompting officials to urge them to consider taking measures to protect themselves, such as wearing masks, my colleague Yasmeen Abutaleb notes.
- “If you do just look at those friends, colleagues, neighbors who are infected — confirmed by a home test or a PCR test — it is remarkable how many people are infected right now,” said Michael Osterholm, who leads the University of Minnesota’s Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy and advised President Biden’s transition team.
Officials have stressed that the country is in a better position than the winter omicron surge, which stretched hospitals nearly to their breaking points. But the pandemic isn’t over, as the contagious omicron subvariants drive a spike in infections.