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CDC Says Fully Vaccinated Americans Can Go Outdoors With No Masks

By Anthony Covino 

Sports Editor

U.S. Health Officials say that fully vaccinated Americans do not need to wear masks outdoors anymore unless they are in a big crowd of strangers. Those who are unvaccinated can go without a face mask outside in some cases, too, according to msn.com

The CDC guidance says that whether fully vaccinated or not, people do not have to wear masks outdoors when they walk, bike or run alone or with members of their household. They also can go maskless in small outdoor gatherings with fully vaccinated people, msn.com continues.

Unvaccinated people  (defined by the CDC as those who have yet to receive both doses of the Pfizer, Moderna, or the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine) or is has notbeen two weeks since the final shot, should wear masks at outdoor gatherings that include unvaccinated people. They should also keep using masks at outdoor restaurants, msn.com continues.

Fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in those situations as well, the CDC says, as reported by msn.com.  

COVID-19 Numbers

04/28/202104/21/2021
Metro Residents2929
Florham Residents6462
Faculty & Staff2523
Commuters4544

The following is the latest COVID-19 cases for yesterday and today. There were 1,930 new positive COVID-19 tests bringing the New Jersey state total to 991,000 total positive COVID-19 cases with 101,000 total positive COVID-19 cases in Bergen County. 

Wed. 04/28/2021Tues. 04/27/2021
New Jersey991,000989,000
Bergen County 101,000100,005

*Numbers according to Google Statistics.

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