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By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

Governor announces new statewide mask order

Rules apply to large group gatherings

 

November 12, 2020

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The rules require individuals in groups of more than 25 people gathering indoors to wear masks. Additionally, individuals at outdoor gatherings of more than 100 people must wear masks.

Gov. Kim Reynolds on Tuesday announced new COVID-19 mitigation protocols that include a facemask mandate under certain circumstances.

The rules require individuals in groups of more than 25 people gathering indoors to wear masks. Exceptions are granted to children under the age of 2, and to people who are eating or drinking.

Reynolds has pushed back against a facemask mandate since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, claiming they are unenforceable. Several states have mandates in public spaces or group gatherings.

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