CDC, MSCS loosen mask restrictions amid declining case numbers

Many Americans in less affected areas can now go maskless

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 25, 2022 7:49 PM CT | Published: February 25, 2022 6:34 PM CT

Amid a decreasing threat of COVID-19 infection, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gave most Americans the green light Friday, Feb. 25, to ditch the mask indoors.


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Alicia Davidson

Alicia Davidson is a lifelong Memphis resident and graduate of The University of Memphis College of Journalism and Strategic Media. When not scribbling about the latest Memphis news, you will find her reading historical biographies, cooking Italian cuisine and practicing vinyasa yoga.


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