- Mark Lamb, a police chief in Arizona, US, has tested positive for COVID-19 weeks after he went against lockdown operation
- Sheriff Lamb argued then that a few hundred casualties are not enough justifications to bring the economy down
- Arizona is one of the American states with the highest cases of the virus since the beginning of the pandemic
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Sheriff Mark Lamb who went against the lockdown order when the governor of Arizona, Doug Ducey, wanted to extend it, has tested positive for coronavirus.
In early May, the police chief said that “the numbers don’t justify the actions anymore”, adding that “three hundred deaths” is not a reason enough to shut down the economy, CNN reports.
He said that he would talk to people, especially those near Phoenix, about following the order, but he would not "criminally" enforce it.
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In less than two months of saying that, Mark made it known on Wednesday, June 17, that he has tested positive for the deadly virus.
It should be noted that as at Wednesday, June 17, there are over 40,000 confirmed cases of the deadly virus as over 1,800 new cases sprung up that same day.
The state is one of the 10 hotbeds for the virus in America as it has recorded over 1,200 deaths from the virus since the pandemic started.
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Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh also reported that powerful photos have surfaced on social media showing how all the tyres under a moving local sprinter, popularly known as trotro, got removed in the same instance.
The photos were shared by a gentleman identified as Sam Baidoo in the popular Facebook group named TroTro Diaries, where commuters share interesting daily experiences.
According to Sam, he was on board the vehicle when, all of a sudden, the tyres that kept the vehicle in motion made the unanimous decision that they had done enough.
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