According to Click Orlando.
Some 648,000 Americans have lost their lives to the coronavirus since it reached the United States early last year. Some states, including Florida, are experiencing a massive increase in cases and deaths from the Delta variant.
Several parents spoke out against the masks at the meeting to reconsider the decision on Thursday, despite fears of an increase in infections and warnings from doctors, who also attended the school board meeting.
“The deep state medical establishment wants us all to be depopulated. I know you think it’s a conspiracy theory, but it’s not, it’s a fact, ”the parent said, without providing any evidence.
“They want us to be divided. They want us to fight against each other to win, ”he continued, before alleging that American scientists and medical professionals were“ in cahoots with each other to depopulate us ”.
“All the parents here want freedom, maybe except for some of them who are being brainwashed by the Deep State media,” the parent added, in footage that has since been reported. viewed 500,000 times on Twitter.
Before concluding, he also listed a number of infamous conspiracy theorists and Dr. Scott Atlas, who controversially served as a medical adviser to Donald Trump and frequently clashed with other members of the group. Covid work of the former president.
The CDC currently recommends that all staff and students wear masks indoors due to the highly infectious Delta variant of Covid, which has seen an increase in infections and hospitalizations in the United States, and particularly in Florida. .
Dr Kevin Baker, chief epidemiologist for the Seminole County Department of Health, told parents at Thursday’s meeting that in the first three weeks of the 2021 school year, 1,149 students tested positive for Covid.
The same figure for 2020 was 29 cases.
According to Click on Orlando, Members of the Seminole County School Board have agreed to continue imposing masks, with local Florida officials awaiting the results of a lawsuit against Gov. Ron DeSantis’ attempt to ban ordering the wearing of masks. faces.