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(WFSB) - With COVID cases on the rise in Connecticut, state health officials 'strongly recommend' everyone ages two and over wear a face mask indoors.

This includes those in Litchfield County, where transmission of the coronavirus is low.

Health officials say that both the vaccinated and unvaccinated fall under the recommendation.

"Given the rapid increases in cases of COVID-19 in Connecticut over the last 14 days due to the spread of the Delta variant, the Connecticut Department of Public Health is strongly recommending that ALL CONNECTICUT residents over aged two years, whether vaccinated or unvaccinated, return to wearing masks when in indoor public spaces," Gov. Ned Lamont said in a statement.

Over the past week, the CDC determined that just about every county in Connecticut is a substantial risk for spreading COVID-19.

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(5) comments

Chickennone

I thought it was my body my choice

FairBol

They only say "my body, my choice" when they're talking about killing babies. NEVER AGAIN.

Verdad

Babies are outside the womb. In the womb is a fetus. "The problem is not with the vaccinated. The problem remains with the unvaccinated. And the way that we can get out of this pandemic is to increase vaccination rates," she said.

"So the CDC should actually be saying, 'Look, the reason we're doing indoor mandates is because the unvaccinated cannot be trusted to put on masks. That's why the vaccinated also have to be putting on masks.'"

Verdad

Solid false equivalence. Since when have abortions been contagious?

FrustratedCT

I strongly suggest we STOP the panic. We are PAST this. At this point, its no longer the responsibility of the vaccinated to protect the un-vaccinated.

We need to move forward and STOP living in fear. Mask are a PERSONAL decision and need to remain that way.

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