L.A. County Won’t Bring Back Indoor Mask Mandate

L.A. County Won’t Bring Back Indoor Mask Mandate

Los Angeles County will not bring back its indoor public mask mandate after several weeks of tracking cases and recent resistance from officials, residents, and businesses.

A new public mandate would have taken effect on Friday if it had been implemented. Health leaders in the county said they would reinstate the rule if COVID cases remained in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) “high” rating for two weeks in a row.

The mandate would have meant that anyone two years old and over would have had to wear a mask inside places such as gyms, educational centers, kids’ programs, venues, restaurants, shared office locations, stores, and more.

Masks must still be worn inside public transportation in Los Angeles, which includes taxis and airports, and health care

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