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TSA Keeps Face Mask Requirement On Public Transportation Through September : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

For about a year, major U.S. commercial airlines have required all passengers who are older than 2 to wear face masks on flights.

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For about a year, major U.S. commercial airlines have required all passengers who are older than 2 to wear face masks on flights.

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Wearing a face mask will continue to be a requirement at airports, aboard commercial flights and on other public transportation across the country through the summer.

The federal mask mandate, which was set to expire on May 11, will remain in

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Some tourists flouting COVID-19 mask rule

HONOLULU – Tourists are traveling to Hawaii in larger numbers than officials anticipated, and many are wandering around Waikiki without masks, despite a statewide mandate to wear them in public.

Hawaii’s “Safe Travels” program reported that about 28,000 people flew into and throughout the islands on Saturday, the highest number of travelers in a single day since the pandemic began, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported.

Before the pandemic, Hawaii had about 30,000 arrivals daily. When quarantine rules were put in place early in the coronavirus pandemic, arrivals plummeted and the state’s tourism-dependent economy tanked.

In October, state officials

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Official with The Villages continues to disregard mask request at recreation center

An official with The Villages continues to disregard the request to wear a mask at a recreation center.

Ken Stoff, who serves as the treasurer for The Villages Holding Co., was maskless when he attended Wednesday afternoon’s Project Wide Advisory Committee budget workshop at Savannah Center.

Ken Stoff of The Villages management team did not wear a mask at Wednesday’s PWAC meeting at Savannah Center.

The Fruitland Park resident serves as the Developer’s handpicked representative on the Brownwood Community Development District Board of Supervisors. He is Brownwood’s representative on PWAC, which oversees amenities in The Villages south of County Road

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