An appellate court judge has granted New York State’s motion to stay, putting the state’s mask mandate back temporarily as the case makes its way through the appeals process, according to a copy of the judge’s decision.

The New York attorney general also tweeted the news.

“A judge has granted our motion to keep New York's mask mandate in place while our appeal process continues,” Attorney General Letitia James tweeted.

“Protecting the health of New Yorkers during the #COVID19 pandemic is our top priority," she continued.... Read More: CNN