SALT LAKE COUNTY, UT. (THECOUNT) — The Utah House legislature has joined the Senate in passing a bill on Friday that will now terminate the mask mandate enacted for Salt Lake and Summit Counties, abc4 is reporting.

In a 45 to 29 vote, the Legislature passed a joint resolution that will immediately terminate mask mandates in Salt Lake and Summit Counties.


Just three days ago, the Senate passed the bill, otherwise known as SJR3 in a 22-5 vote, notes abc4.

The legislature has passed this bill after Salt Lake and Summit County issued a mandatory indoor mask mandate amid a nationwide surge.


Geo quick facts: Salt Lake County is a county in the U.S. state of Utah. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 1,029,655, making it the most populous county in Utah. Its county seat and largest city is Salt Lake City, the state capital. The county was created in 1850 – Wikipedia.