More evidence-free public health restrictions

There is no science behind this mileage restriction:

Santa Clara County’s new restrictions will include a 14-day quarantine for all those traveling to the county from more than 150 miles away, as well as a temporary prohibition on sporting activities involving contact with other people …

Source: Santa Clara County issues tough, new COVID-19 rules including quarantines for some

When the diseases is already wide spread in your community, restricting travel does not do anything.

People are more likely to follow guidance when they understand the reasons for the policy. If the policy makes no sense, they, like the elite, will just ignore it.

They have had a strict face mask mandate since  April. They even recommend wearing face masks while outdoors. Why is that not working?