Only 1 State Still Has A Face Mask Mandate: Here’s Why
Only one U.S. state has yet to roll back its face mask mandate in the wake of declining COVID cases and hospitalizations across the country.
Hawaii continues to remain the lone U.S. state to keep its indoor mask requirement in place as the rest of the country lifts or is letting its current mask mandates expire in the coming days.
Hawaii, which has 76.2% of its residents fully vaccinated, has seen its COVID cases drop by 64% from Feb. 5 to Feb. 18.
But Gov. David Ige told KITV, an ABC affiliate out of Honolulu,...