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CDC to ease masking recommendations for 70% of country, including inside schools

February 25th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Some 70% of Americans will be able to remove their masks indoors, including inside schools, under new guidance to be released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Friday. Under the new metrics in the updated guidance, more than half of U.S. counties, which make up 70% of where Americans live, will be in areas of low or medium risk and no longer recommended to wear masks.  Schools will not be treated differently under the new guidance as other indoor spaces