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NYC Public Schools Repeal Outdoor Mask Mandate; Indoor Masking Remains In Effect.
Students in New York City public schools will be able to remove their masks outside starting next week, but must keep them on inside for the time being, according to Schools Chancellor David Banks. “I am overjoyed that we are able to make this exciting announcement and securely allow children and employees at NYC public schools to remove their masks when outside,” Banks said in a statement. The action comes as COVID-19 infections in New York continue to fall following a December-January increase fueled by the Omicron variant’s appearance. In many TV and radio interviews on Friday, Mayor Eric Adams praised the amended mask requirements, but specified no timetable for abolishing the indoor mask necessity in schools. “Eventually, we’re going to get to the point where we can loosen up on a lot of these mandates so we can…Read More