BREAKING NEWS: CDC will release new guidance recommending fully vaccinated Americans wear masks indoors in some instances
- CDC will recommend on Tuesday that fully vaccinated Americans to put masks back on indoors in some situations
- Reversal of guidance released by the agency in May, allowing vaccinated people to unmask
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will recommend on Tuesday that vaccinated Americans should wear masks indoors in some situations, The New York Times has reported.
It is a reversal on the decision to the CDC made on May 13, saying fully vaccinated Americans were safe to unmask indoors in a majority of situations.
The decision comes as cases across the United States are growing once again due to the highly contagious Indian ‘Delta variant.
Over the past month, the average new daily cases across the country have increased five-fold.
CDC will recommend on Tuesday that fully vaccinated Americans to put masks back on indoors in some situations. Pictured: People wear face coverings as they pass through Union Station in Los Angeles, California, July 2021
This is a breaking story that will be updated.