Indiana mask mandate will end April 6, governor changes it to advisory

Source: Indy Star – Kaitlin Lange

Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Indiana’s mask mandate will end April 6, a decision that comes after mounting pressure from within his own Republican party.

Holcomb will join the leaders of six other states who have lifted mask mandates, a move that goes against the advice of the Centers for Disease Control, which still recommends masks to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Alabama and Utah are set to lift their mask mandates in April as well.

Masks still will be recommended, the governor said in his news address on Tuesday.

Face coverings will remain mandatory in all state buildings and all vaccination and COVID-19 testing sites. K-12 schools will also still be expected to follow the current mask requirements already in place.

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