AG Rokita stands behind questioning of COVID-19 numbers – WANE

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ALLEN COUNTY, Indiana (WANE) – Friday, Indiana Lawyer Common Todd Rokita (R) stood by his feedback about not really trusting the COVID-19 numbers being reported.
In an interview with the CBS affiliate in South Bend a few weeks in the past, he acknowledged “I don’t consider any numbers anymore.” Whereas touring the Allen County Sheriff Division’s new Ok-9 facility, he elaborated extra on why he’s skeptical.
Rokita instructed WANE 15’s Briana Brownlee that it’s clearer now than ever earlier than that there are every kind of questions and discrepancies concerning the COVID-19 knowledge. When requested if he doubts the state numbers, he responded that it’s a world difficulty.
Rokita stated he trusts the Indiana State Division of Well being to combination the numbers that come from healthcare suppliers, however he questions the standardized standards of how numbers are reported.
“Even the CDC itself has stated it has to revise its numbers. That’s what I used to be merely saying: there may be a world knowledge administration difficulty right here. If you’re attempting to advocate to vaccinate folks, there may be responsibility to be clear on how we acquired to those numbers,” Rokita stated. “What’s the customary standards that healthcare suppliers use in creating the information? What’s the standards standardized throughout states and nations on how this knowledge is reported?”
When requested if he plans to open an investigation he stated no as a result of he doesn’t consider fraud is occurring.
He additionally talked about the break up Supreme Court docket ruling that blocked the Biden Administration’s federal mandate to require workers at massive companies be vaccinated towards COVID-19 or bear weekly testing.
“We had an excellent day yesterday within the Supreme Court docket. I used to be actually proud that Indiana stood with not solely like-minded Attorneys Common however our state stood collectively and put the Federal Authorities again in it’s place in relation to these OSHA mandates,” Rokita stated.
Thursday, the court docket’s conservative majority concluded the administration overstepped it’s authority within the OSHA mandate however upheld the vaccine mandate for many well being care staff.
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