Yosemite National Park reinstating indoor masks mandate amid ‘high COVID-19 community level’

Yosemite National Park in California is reinstating its indoor masks mandate, citing an elevated stage of COVID-19 unfold.

The nationwide park made the announcement on Friday, stating that masking is required for people coming into federal buildings or public transportation inside Yosemite National Park.

“Due to the high COVID-19 community level, mask wearing is now required for all people when entering federal buildings and public transportation in Yosemite National Park, regardless of vaccination status,” an Instagram publish by Yosemite National Park states.

According to the Instagram post

, the masking requirement applies to vaccinated people as effectively.

The National Park Service turned off the remark characteristic on the publish, solely permitting individuals to “like” the image.

Mariposa County, which is one county inside the Yosemite National Park, has a “high” stage of COVID-19 group unfold, based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

In whole, the county has 51 whole circumstances, based on CDC information.