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LIST: These Boston-Area Cities & Towns Still Have COVID Mask Mandates In Place

BOSTON (CBS) -- After a Omicron-driven spike in cases that raised COVID-19 to record levels in Massachusetts, many cities and towns brought back or extended face mask mandates to slow the spread. But with case numbers dropping dramatically in the past few weeks, most communities in the area have lifted mask requirements.

The latest mask advisory from the state's Department of Public Health is no longer recommending masks for all, regardless of vaccination status. Instead, masks are only advised for unvaccinated people and for those with underlying conditions or other risk factors.

Below is a list of Boston-area cities and towns in Massachusetts that are still requiring face masks in indoor spaces that are open to the public, such as restaurants, gyms and movie theaters. Click on the link for more information about each community's mask rules:








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