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CDC urges highest-risk cities like Austin to mask up

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Don't lose your mask just yet—the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced it is now recommending masks in areas that are surging as cases rise nationwide and the Delta variant looms.

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These Austin businesses have reinstated mask mandates amid shift to Stage 4

At least 11 Austin businesses require masks as local COVID case counts and related hospitalizations continue to spike upward. (Blue Starlite/Instagram)

Some Austin businesses are reinstating mask mandates after local health officials announced a shift to Stage 4 on Friday.

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Masks on UT campus now optional

Masks are now optional on UT's campus. (UT/Instagram)

Students and staff can now be on University of Texas grounds without a mask, according to the latest campus masking guidance released by University President Jay Hartzell.

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