Since Missouri’s first confirmed case on March 8, Mike Parson has failed Missourians.
September 30, 2020
COVID-19 Cases: 130,029 Deaths: 2,157
Mike Parson declared “life goes on” after announcing himself “recovered” from COVID-19, ignoring the devastating impact for the over 2,000 Missourians who lost their lives to this virus, their families, and the tens of thousands of other Missourians who are trying to pick up the pieces after a life-altering illness.
"Life goes on."
September 21, 2020
COVID-19 Cases: 116,561
Mike Parson failed for the second time to follow White House Task Force recommendations including a statewide mask mandate and new infection control measures.
September 18, 2020
COVID-19 Cases: 112,291
Mike Parson failed to implement
any restrictions as thousands of bikers headed to Lake of the Ozarks in what experts worry could be a “superspreader” event.
St. Louis Public Radio, Bikefest Draws Thousands To Lake Of The Ozarks; Health Officials Warn Of 'Virus Superspreader'
September 16, 2020
COVID-19 Cases: 108,742
Mike Parson failed to acknowledge federal reports putting Missouri in the “red zone” for new coronavirus cases, instead calling the trend in the state “very encouraging.”
September 9, 2020
COVID-19 Cases: 98,259
Mike Parson fails to shut down in-person classes as cases spike, saying colleges and universities are “off to a good start.”
Associated Press, Parson: 7,000-plus Missouri college students test positive
September 3, 2020
COVID-19 Cases: 90,241
Mike Parson failed to listen to leading economists urging the governor to implement restrictions to contain COVID-19.
September 2, 2020
COVID-19 Cases: 88,869
Mike Parson failed to listen to pleas from leading health experts as they warned the case count was becoming uncontrollable.
August 30, 2020
COVID-19 Cases: 85,076
Mike Parson failed to implement a statewide mask mandate as recommended by the White House Task Force.
July 28, 2020
COVID-19 Cases: 46,225
Mike Parson’s failure to control the spread of new COVID-19 cases leads the White House Task Force to designate Missouri as in the “red zone” for new cases.
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July 17, 2020
COVID-19 Cases: 33,536
Mike Parson failed to implement a plan to safely reopen schools.
July 11, 2020
COVID-19 Cases: 28,649
Mike Parson failed to listen to public health officials and wear a “dang mask.”
Springfield News Leader: ‘Dang masks’: Parson derides, shuns face coverings, ignoring top state docs
June 23, 2020
COVID-19 Cases: 19,103
Mike Parson failed to take responsibility for flattening the curve.
June 16, 2020
COVID-19 Cases: 16,930
Mike Parson failed to reopen based on facts.
The University News: Mike Parson’s Premature Missouri Reopening Plan
May 24, 2020
COVID-19 Cases: 12,114
Mike Parson failed to prevent large superspreader events.
"WATCH: Pool party at Lake of the Ozarks shows crowd ignoring social distancing guidelines during Memorial Day Weekend." — @KWCH12 (KWCH Eyewitness News)
April 3, 2020
COVID-19 Cases: 2,110
Mike Parson failed to institute a strong and effective stay at home order.
KC Star: “The order is not at all what was advertised and what health care professionals and Missouri residents had been demanding for weeks,” said Missouri House Minority Leader Crystal Quade.
March 20, 2020
COVID-19 Cases: 72
Mike Parson failed to listen to workers, doctors, and local leaders begging for help.