In the Boston Herald: Charlie Baker defends new state masking guidance as delta variant takes root


Shortly after Gov. Charlie Baker and the Department of Public Health updated their mask guidance, Baker defended the state’s new recommendation that those most vulnerable to COVID-19 mask up, while most other Bay Staters — including parents of young children — can remain mask-free.

“This new guidance was developed to be as simple and straightforward as possible, and we also tailored it to Massachusetts,” Baker said of the Department of Public Health update, which keeps recommendations consistent between counties.

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