Masks still required in Jackson


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba announced an order for all citizens in the city to continue to wear masks to keep COVID-19 numbers at a minimum.

Below is a statement from the mayor:

“Now is not the time to let our guard down. Healthcare experts continue to advise that we are not yet at a place to remove masks. The continued evidence of COVID-19 variants supports this recommendation. The mask mandate in the City of Jackson and the Sixth Amended Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order remain in full force and effect.”

Chokwe A. Lumumba, Mayor of Jackson

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