'Reckless & selfish:' San Francisco Mayor rails against Burning Man event

San Francisco Mayor London Breed closed parking so much at a well-liked native seaside Sunday after she mentioned greater than 1,000 folks accumulated there to have a good time Burning Guy in defiance of coronavirus restrictions.

“This was once completely reckless & egocentric,” she tweeted. “You aren’t celebrating. You’re striking folks’s lives in danger. You’re striking our growth in danger. Nobody is immune from spreading the virus.”

To keep away from a repeat, Breed mentioned she was once last the parking so much at Ocean Seashore, at the town’s western edge, and regulation enforcement would patrol the three.Five-mile strip of Pacific coast Sunday.

The once a year tournament, which takes position round Hard work Day within the Black Rock Wilderness, north of Reno, Nevada, is digital this 12 months. However Burning Guy started in 1986 at San Francisco’s Baker Seashore, and a social media post appeared to show a handful of folks there celebrating on Saturday.

Different posts confirmed a far better contingent at Ocean Seashore.

San Francisco has recorded simply over nine,900 instances of coronavirus, in line with public well being information. 80-six folks have died. Town eased its coronavirus restrictions reasonably on Sept. 1, when it allowed nail salons, barber stores and a couple of different types of companies to reopen outside.

However outside gatherings are not meant to exceed 12 folks.


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