News briefs: week of June 20

County: Masks recommended indoors

■ New COVID-19 case numbers in Lane County are surpassing the Delta surge in the fall of 2021. In Oregon, the mask mandate was lifted on March 12. But with rising Covid cases across the county, Lane County Public Health officials recommend you mask up once again. “There’s more Covid out there than there used to be. It certainly has gone up week over week over week,” explains Dr. Patrick Luedtke with LCPH. Right now, Lane County is seeing a rise in cases. In fact, the county’s . . .