In the 2020 United States Presidential election we saw record numbers of individuals voting and getting their voice heard. One of the biggest factors in this election is how we as Americans should plan for the Covid19 pandemic.
With 50% of the popular vote and 290 electoral votes Joe Biden was elected president of the United States. He will officially take office on January 21, 2020. Biden Administration released today their plan in dealing with Covid19 pandemic.
10 things you should know about Joe Biden Covid19 plan
- Defense Production Act will be used asking businesses to help with producing more PPE equipment (face masks, face shields ventilators, etc. )
- Invest 25 billion for a Covid19 vaccine and acquiring 1 vaccine for every American cost free
- Double amount of Covid19 testing locations across the United States
- Fund and look for resources to have Covid19 at home testing and instant results testing
- Restore partnership with World Health Organization for a global approach on pandemic for shared resources and lessons learned
- Give funding to small businesses affected by pandemic
- Provide funding for state and local governments to have needed resources
- Provide funding for schools to make needed adjustments for in person and virtual classes
- Require all individuals to wear masks in public places
- Create and implement a Nationwide Pandemic dashboard website letting individuals search by zip code finding amount of covid19 cases in area. (Currently not every state releases numbers by county)
On November 9th, 2020 the United States has passed a sad milestone reaching over 10 million Covid19 cases and 200,000 deaths.
Covid Cases – 10,141,888 cases
Deaths – 239, 825
|States and territories||Covid19 cases||Deaths|
|District of Columbia||18,001||654|
|U.S. Virgin Islands||1,405||23|
|Northern Mariana Islands||100||2|
Dealing with Covid19 pandemic realistically will continue to be in our lives for the next few years. Our role in helping to reduce spread of the disease is to continue with daily precautions.