California county with no coronavirus cases continues to defy state mask, closure orders

California county with no coronavirus cases continues to defy state mask, closure orders
Warner Mountains looking over Surprise Valley; Modoc County, CA, YouTube video

[Ed. – It’s Modoc County.  Gorgeous place.  Most Californians don’t even know where it is.]

Over the past two weeks, not one of the 172 coronavirus tests performed on Moduc residents proved positive for COVID-19 – even though the county has refused to comply with Gov. Newsom’s orders requiring businesses, churches and schools to close and Californians to don masks, The San Francisco Gate reports [sic; SFGate is the Chronicle online – Ed.]:

“Modoc was the first county to reopen its economy, defying Newsom’s shelter-in-place order. On May 1, all businesses, churches and schools were allowed to open with modifications and a requirement that people keep six feet apart. Residents age 65 and older and those with underlying health conditions were told to stay home.

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