16.1 C
Friday, May 24, 2024
HomeNewsMore US states drop mask mandates

More US states drop mask mandates

Related stories

J&K police release list of seized assets used for terrorism

Jammu, Feb 16 : The police in Jammu and...

Israel says 4 mln citizens vaccinated against Covid-19

Jerusalem, Feb 17 : Israeli officials announced that some...

Hungary to receive first shipment of Chinese vaccines

Beijing, Feb 17 : A Hungarian cargo plane loaded...

Washington, March 5 : More US states have announced plans to drop mask mandates amid continued high levels of new Covid-19 cases nationwide and increasing variant infections, drawing criticism from health experts.
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced on Thursday that she would lift her state’s mask mandate in about a month, Xinhua news agency reported.
In a statement, she said that beginning on April 9, wearing masks will be “a matter of personal responsibility and not a government mandate”.
On Tuesday, the Governors of Texas and Mississippi announced that they would halt mask mandates and reopen their states, allowing businesses to operate at full capacity.
Earlier this month, Iowa and Montana Governors announced they would lift social distancing measures and mask mandates.
Meanwhile, North Dakota’s mask mandate which was implemented in November 2020 expired in January.


- Never miss a story with notifications

- Gain full access to our premium content

- Browse free from up to 5 devices at once

Latest stories