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NYC Nears High Covid-Alert Level, May Consider Requiring Masks

  • City strongly recommends masks in public indoor places for now
  • About 9% of people tested for Covid in city have been positive
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New York City is preparing to hit a high Covid-transmission level in the coming days that would have it reconsidering mask requirements in public places.

“If NYC’s Alert Level is raised to High, the City will consider requiring face masks in all public indoor settings,” according to guidance on the city health department’s website.