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Louisiana makes masks mandatory, closes bars

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has announced a mandatory mask requirement and the closure of bars with food-permits starting Monday. Gathering, both outdoor and indoor, will be limited to 50 people. The state reported over 2,000 cases Saturday, the third-highest number since March.

"If you don't like the mask mandate, then don't like it. But wear your mask anyway if you're going to be out in public," so Edwards in on Twitter.

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