New Mexico announces temporary mask requirement

El Paso News

El Paso, Texas (KTSM) — The governor of New Mexico is once again re-implementing an indoor mask mandate as the country battles the new contagious Delta Variant of COVID-19.

Facemasks will have to be worn in all public indoor spaces, regardless of vaccination status.

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham also announced the state will also require all workers in certain medical close-contact settings to be vaccinated.

The governor said the mandates are to prevent the state from going backward.

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