Lawrence, KS – Governor Kelly announced that anyone entering state buildings will be required to wear a mask starting Monday, as the Delta variant surges.
Under the new mandate, each county will be able to decide on the parameters under which safety measures are enforced.
Gov. Kelly decided to exercise her jurisdiction over state offices and buildings.
Gov. Kelly said she also plans to release new guidance for schools in the coming days.
Even people who are fully vaccinated are now encouraged to wear masks indoors where cases are on the rise.
According to the health officials, 44.9% of people in the state are fully vaccinated.
This story will be updated as more information become available.