With 41 COVID-19 deaths, San Francisco extends stay-at-home 'indefinitely,' mandates masks outdoors

Face coverings required if you're 'outside and you see someone within 30 feet'

Last Updated:
May 29, 2020 - 2:29pm

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The city of San Francisco this week extended its stay-at-home order "indefinitely" and required residents to wear face coverings when in public, steps the mayor called "additional precautions" in a city that has record roughly three dozen coronavirus deaths since March. 

"The health order for the stay-at-home is extended indefinitely," Mayor London Breed said Thursday a press conference. That order has been in place since March 16.

Breed also posted supplementary announcements on her official Twitter page.  

"Starting [Friday], we will be requiring face coverings when you're out of your home and around people outside of your household, both indoors and outdoors," she announced.

The post also states that residents must wear face coverings if they are "walking outside and ... see someone within 30 feet."

According to the most up-to-date data on the city's website, the city has seen just under 2,500 coronavirus cases and a total of 41 deaths. 

The city on its website notes that Halloween masks are not acceptable face coverings.

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