(CBS Detroit) — Wayne County students and staff will no longer be required to wear masks.

The county announced it is dropping its mask mandate for schools, effective immediately. The change comes a day after the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) dropped its recommendations for all schools in the state.

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The county follows other counties, including Washtenaw, Oakland and Ingham. Mask mandates in those areas are set to expire on Feb. 28.

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