Sounds great … in theory. With concerns growing that the Republican national convention in Jacksonville might become a COVID-19 super-spreader event, and with Florida already dealing with significant spikes in new cases, the RNC announced this morning that they will screen for cases at the entry of the event. These tests will take place each of the four days — and will screen every one of the people admitted to the 15,000-capacity arena.
In theory, that should deal with any transmission issues. But in real life, the logistics of such a screening regime would be daunting, if not well-nigh impossible: