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.
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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