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Oklahoma governor: No mandate masks despite recommendation


September 18, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt reiterated Thursday that he will not issue a statewide mask mandate, despite a recommendation from the White House Coronavirus Task Force.

"I've been very clear from the beginning that I believe a mask mandate is unenforceable and I'm not going to mandate something that I don't think you can enforce," Stitt said Thursday.

Stitt said he supports individual cities in the state that have issued mask-wearing mandates, which include Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Norman

"We think that's a local decision and I'm not going to mandate that statewide beca...

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