Jefferson County has made a change to its unique masks mandate.
The county is now not requiring masks for outside settings, in accordance with a public well being order issued by Government Director for Jefferson County Public Well being, Daybreak Comstock.
“We’re making good progress on COVID-19 vaccinations — particularly amongst our high-risk precedence populations — and folk are getting exterior extra the place the chance of transmission is diminished,” Comstock mentioned in a information launch. “Whereas we’re at a spot the place we are able to take away the outside masks necessities, we’re asking our residents and guests to proceed carrying their masks indoors a bit longer so we are able to keep on the fitting path.”
Jeffco is at present at Degree Blue, just one degree above Inexperienced, which means that there could be 0-35 instances per 100,000 individuals in seven days. For Jeffco, there have been 136.9 per 100,000 instances, in accordance with the county’s seven day cumulative case depend.
In line with knowledge supplied by the county, 344,178 vaccines have been administered.
This new mandate can be in impact April 5 and can stay in place till Could 6, except it’s rescinded or amended.
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