CDC: Vaccinated people should wear masks indoors in areas with high infection rates

Federal health officials now urge everyone in K-12 schools to wear a mask indoors

By: - July 27, 2021 3:22 pm
Visitors walk past face mask signs along Decatur Street in the French Quarter on July 14, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

In this file photo, visitors walk by face mask signs along Decatur Street in the French Quarter on July 14, 2020, in New Orleans, Louisiana. As the delta variant fuels COVID-19 surges in areas of the U.S. with low vaccination rates, the CDC announced Tuesday it is recommending vaccinated people wear masks in public, indoor spaces where case numbers are high. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes the Idaho Capital Sun. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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