(CBS DETROIT) – One of the universities considered a hotspot for COVID-19 cases is ending its outdoor mask mandate.

Michigan State University announced masks are not required during outdoor settings except in gatherings of 100 or more.

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The school says it made the changes after the CDC issued new guidelines.

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The state health department currently reports over 4,100 cases linked to MSU.

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