Massachusetts To Ease Outdoor Face Mask Mandate On Friday


Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has revealed some big news ahead of his Tuesday briefing. Western Mass News reports that beginning Friday April 30, the state will begin easing face mask mandates. Face coverings will only be required outside in public settings if it is not possible to social distance. When it comes to indoor public places, face masks will still be required except when eating or drinking.

On May 10, Amusement parks and outdoor waterparks can reopen at 50% capacity. Stadium and arena capacity will be increased to 25%.

On May 29, gathering limits will be increased to 200 people indoors and 250 people outdoors. Street festivals / parades can happen with %50 capacity. Bars, beer gardens and wineries can re-open.

On August 1, Dance clubs and night clubs will be allowed reopen. To read more about all that's changing, click here.

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