Dr. Will Humble/Blog for AZ
By Kevin Stone | KTAR
An Arizona public health expert who’s been critical of the state’s COVID-19 management strategies doesn’t think Gov. Doug Ducey’s decision to lift remaining restrictions Thursday will lead to a new coronavirus surge.
“The decision today to rescind orders given the environment that we have, I don’t see as leading to the kind of exponential growth and catastrophic loss of life that we saw in December, January and February,” Dr. Will Humble, executive director of the Arizona Public Health Association and former director of the state Department of Health Services, told KTAR News 92.3 FM.
In fact, Humble said he doesn’t expect to see a significant change in how people act on a daily basis in the short term following Ducey’s latest executive order.