BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Some good news for Orioles fans! Starting next week, masks will no longer be required at Camden Yards.
“The Bird has been unmasked!” The Orioles tweeted Thursday with the #NewProfilePic.READ MORE: Some Marylanders Plan To Take Precautions As COVID-19 Positivity Rate Rises Above 3 Percent
Starting next homestand (beginning on July 6 vs. Toronto), masks will not be required at OPACY. However, non-vaccinated individuals are strongly encouraged to continue to wear masks. pic.twitter.com/zHmM4HH9DM
— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) July 1, 2021READ MORE: Maryland Farmers' Market Week Kicks Off This Week
Maryland’s COVID-19 state of emergency order was lifted on Thursday as well, meaning covid-19 restrictions were lifted including the mask requirement for large venues in Baltimore City.
The first game at the Yard without a mask mandate will be on July 6 versus the Toronto Blue Jays.MORE NEWS: Prayer Vigil To Be Held Monday For Two Children Found Dead In Car Trunk In Essex
However, the Orioles do encourage unvaccinated people to wear their masks.