SAN JOSE, Calif. - The message from eight Bay Area health officers is to get your masks back out again as the COVID-19 Delta variant is circulates, and hospitalizations as well as cases are on the rise.They're now recommending everyone wear masks indoors, regardless of vaccination status.
If you go to the grocery store, the theater, or anywhere else indoors, you should wear a mask.The idea is that it will offer an extra layer of protection for everyone."As soon as we see signals that things are worsening, it's important to act quickly if we've got the evidence to do so," says Dr.
Sarah Rudman, Assistant Health Officer of Santa Clara County.And they say the evidence is mounting. In San Francisco, they've seen an 8-fold increase in COVID-19.