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The Lion's Roar

Governor announces mask mandate as COVID-19 cases surge

On Saturday, July 11, Governor John Bel Edwards announced that face masks/coverings will be mandatory in all public places for individuals over the age of eight. The changes will stay in  place until Friday, July 24.

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

July 11, 2020

Amidst record numbers of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the state, Governor John Bel Edwards announced a state-wide face mask mandate and additional limitations to combat the spread of the virus.  Edwards made the announcement during a press conference on Sunday, July 11. The executive order c...

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