WI Mask Mandate

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(KWNO) Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has issued a statewide mask mandate.

Starting Aug. 1, face coverings are required at indoor public buildings throughout Wisconsin. It’s the first major state-wide emergency order Evers has made since the state supreme court struck down his stay home order in May.

Exemptions include anyone under the age of five or those with a health condition.

The order comes as cases in Buffalo County have nearly tripled since July 7. Trempealeau county remains in the high-risk category as cases there continue to rise.

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