In response to the new CDC study on an outbreak of COVID-19 infections in Provincetown, Mass. that’s being used to justify indoor masking around the country, Town Manager Alex Morse stepped in with some much-needed math to explain what’s really going on.

Morse tweeted, “The vaccines are working. Of the 900 cases related to the Provincetown cluster, there have been no deaths, 7 hospitalizations, and the symptoms are largely mild. Our positivity peaked at 15% on 7/15 and was only 4.8% yesterday. The outbreak is contained and Provincetown is safe”:

And he correctly noted that indoor masking is “not a sustainable long term solution”:

And right now there are only 103 active cases in the town:

In summary, “No one died. Very few got sick” and “things have returned to normal”:

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