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Gov. Tim Walz Signs Executive Order Requiring Face Masks In Indoor Public Places

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On Wednesday afternoon, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced that he signed an executive order requiring all people to wear face masks or face coverings in indoor places of public accommodation.

The mandate is set to go into effect on Saturday. It was announced that people with a medical condition, medical health condition or disability that would make it difficult for a person to wear a mask will be exempt from the order. Children under 5 will also be exempt.