New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu, a Republican, said Wednesday he’s opposed to bringing back a mask mandate in the state following a guidance reversal by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that now calls for some fully vaccinated people to wear facial coverings indoors.
“Everyone in America agrees that the messaging out of Washington is extremely confusing and this latest announcement only reinforces that at this time, the best solution to getting out of this pandemic lies with the individual,” Sununu’s office said in a statement to Boston25News, referring to the CDC’s recent masking policy shift, which came several months after the agency announced that fully vaccinated persons didn’t need to wear masks indoors because of the protection provided by the vaccines.
The CDC on July 27 revised its guidance on masking, citing the threat of the Delta variant, with the agency now recommending fully vaccinated people to mask up indoors in public places if they’re in areas of “substantial or high transmission.” According to the CDC, much of the country falls into that category. Read more from The Epoch Times.