The Biden administration is expected to announce Thursday that a national mask mandate for public transportation will be extended to mid-March.

The federal mask mandate is for riders of buses, trains and planes as well as those dwelling in airports and train stations.

The present mandate is expected to expire on Jan. 18.

Reuters first reported the extension.

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