Am I considered a close contact if I was wearing a mask?

Yes, you are still considered a close contact even if you were wearing a mask while you were around someone with COVID-19. Masks are meant to protect other people in case you are infected, and not to protect you from becoming infected.

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1. What is contact tracing?
2. Who is considered a close contact to someone with COVID-19?
3. Am I considered a close contact if I was wearing a mask?
4. If I am a close contact, will I be tested for COVID-19?
5. What will happen during contact tracing if I am diagnosed with COVID-19?
6. What will happen during contact tracing if I have been around someone with COVID-19?
7. I was around someone who has COVID-19, and my COVID-19 test came back negative. Do I still need to quarantine for 14 days after I was last exposed?
8. I was recently around someone who has COVID-19, but I feel fine. Why should I stay home?
9. What if I have been around someone who was identified as a close contact?
10. I tested positive for COVID-19, when will someone contact me?