We have a color-code system here. Our area is currently "Yellow." But all around us is "Orange," and less than an hour's drive away is plenty of "Red." We're probably headed for Orange again, too.
And why is this? Consider these two headlines from the past 100 hours:
The second one mentions specifically that "...people ignored a call from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) not to travel."
Pumpkin continues his bumbling attempt at a coup d'etat, and continues pursuing
his Putin's goal of killing as many non-billionaire Americans as possible. So he's continuing to make sure the messages about COVID safety are as muddled as possible.