The New York Daily News reports:
Gov. Hochul issued a statewide mask mandate on Friday, ordering the use of face coverings in all New York businesses that do not require proof of vaccination, as the state grapples with a winter wave of coronavirus cases that continues to stretch hospitals thin.
The directive will enter force on Monday and last for at least a month, according to the governor’s office, and impact all public indoor spaces that lack the proof-of-jab measures. Since Thanksgiving, the state’s seven-day average of cases has spiked by more than 40%, and the hospitalization rate has climbed by almost one-third.
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Hochul issues statewide mask mandate, ordering face coverings in all businesses that do not require proof of vaccination, as state grapples with winter wave of cases that continues to stretch hospitals thinhttps://t.co/wKmTcE2YAp
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) December 10, 2021