Masks recommended, not mandated again in North Carolina

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper didn’t announce a new statewide mask mandate during a Thursday briefing, but he and state health leaders urged citizens to get a COVID-19 vaccine following the CDC’s new guidance that recommends even fully vaccinated people wear coverings indoors due to a rise in COVID-19. At the beginning of the briefing, Cooper had a grim message for people who were unvaccinated: “Get a vaccine today.” Chloe Leshner digs into Thursday’s announcement from the governor: https://www.wcnc.com/article/news/hea…