These are the states requiring people to wear masks.
Here is California confirmed cases of COVID-19 are on an all time rise. Each day adding hundreds to thousands to that growing list. California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a statewide order requiring the use of masks or face coverings in public outdoor spaces when social distancing is not an option. How can you stay safe?
That's where masks come in. A recent study found that the use of masks and face coverings has been the most effective way to reduce person-to-person spread of coronavirus. Here are the states that require the use of masks or face coverings in public settings.
• Connecticut: Gov. Ned Lamont issued an order April
• California: Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a statewide order June 18
• Delaware: Gov. John Carney issued an order effective April 28
• Hawaii: Gov. David Ige issued an order April 17
Violations could result in a fine of not more than $5,000 or imprisonment not more than one year, or both, according to the order.
• Illinois: Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued an order April 30
• Kansas: Gov. Laura Kelly issued an order effective July 3
• Maine: Gov. Janet Mills issued an order effective May 1
• Maryland: Gov. Larry Hogan issued an order effective April 18
The mandate extends only to customers who are 9 or older. Those with children ages of 2 to 9 should make "reasonable efforts" to have them use face coverings.
• Massachusetts: Gov. Charlie Baker issued an order effective May 26
• Michigan: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an order June 17
• Nevada: Gov. Steve Sisolak issued an order June 24
• New Jersey: Gov. Phil Murphy issued an order April 8
The order says that if a customer refuses to wear a cloth face covering for non-medical reasons and if such a covering cannot be provided by the business, the business must not allow the customer in.
• New Mexico: Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham issued an order May 15
New Mexicans and out-of-state visitors could face $100 fines if they don’t wear a mask, the governor said July 1.
• New York: Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an order effective April 17
• North Carolina: Gov. Roy Cooper issued an order June 24
• Oregon: Gov. Kate Brown issued an order effective July 1
• Pennsylvania: The state Department of Health issued an updated order July 1
• Rhode Island: Gov. Gina Raimondo issued an order effective May 8
• Texas: Gov. Greg Abbott issued an order effective July 3 requiring the use of face masks in public spaces in counties with 20 or more active COVID-19 cases.
The governor issued a proclamation giving mayors and county judges the ability to impose restrictions on outdoor gatherings of more than 10 people.
• Washington: The state secretary of health issued an order effective June 26 requiring people 5 and older to wear face masks.
* This list is constantly changing day by day and we will do our best to update *
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