A Florida man, who tested positive for COVID-19 and was buried with his wife in Key West for an alleged quarantine violation, demanded Friday that he just walk with their dogs and not try to endanger anyone.
“I didn’t do anything,” Freire Interian, 24, told the Associated Press. “I was just walking with my dog. Looks like I didn’t leave home to shop. “
Interian said the coronavir continued to cut a deadly stream through Florida, with the state breaking its daily death record on the fourth day with 257 new deaths, according to the latest NBC News.
A new downturn is reported to indicate that 253 people died in Florida heels on Thursday, 216 on Wednesday, and 186 on Tuesday. All of these cases were a new daily pandemic. This turned the state into a COVID-19 hotspot.
Florida, meanwhile, was threatened by Hurricane Isaias and Governor Ron DeSantis by declaring a state of emergency in Miami-Dade County as far as the Atlantic coast, a stretch of counties with the highest number of COVID-19 cases and deaths. .
470,386 cases and 6,843 deaths were reported in Florida on Friday.
NBC News data shows that more than 4.5 million people registered in the whole country. Confirmed cases of coronavirus and 153,480 deaths.
Local officials said Interian was arrested along with 27-year-old wife Yohana Anahi Gonzalez on Wednesday after neighbors provided them with videos suspected of non-compliance with the quarantine requirement.
Each of them suffered from allegations of ill-treatment in violation of state laws requiring isolation or quarantine in a public health emergency, as well as violations of emergencies that resulted in both of them being sentenced to up to 60 days in prison.
Calling his arrest “dishonest,” Interian said he was stunned when Key West police arrived at a house he shared with several other people.
“They knock on the door loudly,” he said. “I opened the door. They told me, “Let’s go,” and I asked them, “Why?” I was in shock. “
But Florida health officials say Interian and Gonzalez learned they were infected on July 15th. And had 14 days to self-isolate. But on July 20th. They dared to go out to the store and were caught.
Interian and Gonzalez are among the first people arrested in Florida for a quarantine violation. However, they are not the first to penalize local quarantine regulations.
In Hawaii, 21 travelers were arrested last month for violating the state’s mandatory 14-day quarantine, none of which were rated positive. May. A 37-year-old Kentucky woman infected with COVID-19 was charged with “perpetrators” and “criminal offenses” after she was caught buying food and had to be isolated. This was the third time she had disregarded the quarantine order.
For other coronavirus changes:
- Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told a congressional committee that he was “cautiously optimistic” that researchers would choose a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine by the end of this year. He also spoke to defenders of President Donald Trump, such as R-Ohio spokesman Jim Jordan, who tried to force Fauci to link the explosive number of new cases of coronavirus to ongoing protests against police brutality that erupted after George Floyd died in Minneapolis police. globa. So far, there is no evidence that the protests lie in virus spikes. Most medical experts say states like Florida, Texas and Arizona reopened before the coronavirus could be stopped and are now paying the price. The brief, who was criticized for beating the danger of a pandemic, confirmed on Twitter the hopeful Fauci news and Jordan’s questioning of the doctor.
- People who talk about wearing masks were caught in a surveillance video Wednesday at the Staples store in Hackensake, NJ. A 54-year-old woman named Margot Kagan, who is still recovering from a liver transplant, suffered a broken leg. was knocked to the ground by another woman who objected to being called for improperly wearing a mask over her nose. Kagan said she stood at the copier and dropped her cane, trying to get away between her and the woman. Police are investigating the situation.