Pennsylvania new mask mandate to include masks in homes when multiple families present

by Peter Heck · Nov 18th, 2020 10:25 am

Last Updated Nov 19th, 2020 at 10:07 am

In conjunction with his state's Department of Health, Pennsylvania Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf has imposed a series of new restrictions and limitations on residents to combat the recent surge of coronavirus cases.

Among the new requirements is a mandate to wear masks outside when physical distancing is not possible and to wear masks in homes if there are people from multiple households present.

Additionally, anyone traveling to Pennsylvania must have been tested at least three days prior to arrival. Failure to do so means they must quarantine for 14 days, with exceptions made for those whose regular commute takes them across state lines.

Pennsylvania is already under a mask order, as well as limitations on social gatherings both inside and outside. Bars and restaurants in the Keystone State are also limited by occupancy restrictions.

🔦 Wolf imposed one of the strictest stay-at-home orders in the country during the initial phases of the pandemic last spring, including shuttering all businesses he deemed "non-life-sustaining." Those actions were ruled unconstitutional in court this September.


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