Most of Pennsylvania, including Allegheny County, does not have a high rate of COVID-19 transmission. As a result, the new mask guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has less of an impact here. However, Pittsburgh health experts caution that the delta variant is present locally, and people should consider their risks when participating in activities without masks.
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