North Dakota governor issues mask mandate

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North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum rolled out several measures Nov. 13 to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the state, including a requirement for face coverings worn in businesses, indoor public settings and outdoor public settings where physical distancing isn't possible.

The face covering mandate is effective Nov. 14 through Dec. 13.

The following other measures take effect Nov. 16: 

The governor also urged North Dakotans to try to limit gatherings to their immediate household group as much as possible for the next four weeks.

North Dakota reported 1,429 new COVID-19 cases for Nov. 13 with a positivity rate of 15.7 percent. 

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