What was confusing at first when this pandemic started, was why in some States or, in the Same State but different cities, or same city but different county, or same county but different towns, some of the leaders like City Council, Mayor, or Governor would shut down businesses in one area, but allow other businesses of the same nature to stay open.
For example, shut down a car wash in one area of town, but allow another car wash to stay open in another area of town.
The answer is very simple----CORRUPTION by the LEADERS.
This is why voting is not only important, but, also getting to know as much as possible who you are voting into office.
In the USA, every State, City, County, and town has a personality that reflects its voted leaders. If your leaders are corrupt, and above the law, then more than likely YOU or YOUR FAMILY will be a victim of injustice at some point in your life.
Here is an example of corruption in one area in the State of Texas.