Pennsylvania officials tell residents to wear masks in their homes when guests are over

Pennsylvania’s health department is telling residents in the state to wear face coverings inside their homes when guests are over, part of expanded tactics by officials to bolster the state’s COVID-19 orders.



a large body of water with a city in the background: Pennsylvania officials tell residents to wear masks in their homes when guests are over


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Pennsylvania officials tell residents to wear masks in their homes when guests are over

The “new mitigation efforts” are aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus between people of different households, the Pennsylvania Department of Health wrote Tuesday on Twitter.

The agency stated that “masks now required anytime you’re with people outside of your household, even if you’re socially distant. Applies to all indoor facilities + if you have people in your home not part of your household.”

Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine included the new provisions in an updated mask order on Tuesday.

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Trump election party draws scrutiny as guests including Ben Carson test positive

WASHINGTON — At least three top Trump administration or campaign officials have tested positive for COVID-19 after attending an election night watch party in the White House East Room.

The night – intended to mark a victory that never came – has become yet another symbol of the president’s cavalier attitude toward a virus that is ripping across the nation and infecting more than 100,000 people a day.

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, left, and his wife, Candy Carson, walk on stage at a campaign rally for President Trump at Oakland County International Airport on Oct. 30 in Waterford Township, Mich. Carson’s deputy chief of staff said the secretary “is in good spirits” after testing positive.  Jose Juarez/Associated Press

Ben Carson, the secretary for housing and urban development, tested positive, a department spokesperson confirmed Monday, as did David Bossie, who was recently tasked with overseeing the campaign’s legal

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