New instances of COVID-19 have decreased throughout the state, whereas most Utah counties fall under CDC’s high-risk class.
Masks are not required in Salt Lake Metropolis buildings and autos, Salt Lake Metropolis Mayor Erin Mendenhall introduced Tuesday.
Mendenhall wrote in a tweet that she ended the mandate amid a lower in COVID-19 case counts after consulting with the Facilities for Illness Management and the Salt Lake County Well being Division.
On Friday, the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention outlined a brand new set of measures for areas experiencing low or medium ranges of COVID-19 in an space. Salt Lake County falls within the medium-risk class, that means individuals at excessive threat for extreme illness ought to train warning, however wholesome people can take a break from carrying masks.
Numbers reported Tuesday by the Utah Division of Well being present a continued decline in new instances, hospitalizations and ICU occupancy charges throughout the state.