Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) moved on Sunday to extend statewide mask mandates for at least another 30 days.
The action came in an executive order from Polis, and included a new exception for those who had been vaccinated. “Individuals are permitted to remove their medical or non-medical cloth face coverings in public indoor spaces if 80 percent of the individuals in the public indoor space have shown proof of vaccination,” the order said.
While Colorado maintains a database of those who have taken vaccines, it was not immediately clear from Polis’ order or guidance from the state health department what kind of proof residents could provide to shed their masks. Officials have