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Texas governor issues mask order to fight COVID-19

USATODAY.com Friday, 3 July 2020
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday ordered that face coverings must be worn in public across most of the state, a dramatic ramp-up of the Republican's efforts to control spiking numbers of confirmed coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. (July 3)
 
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