WCCO-TV: With Virus On Rise, Gov. Walz Promotes Mask Distribution

EXCERPT: “ On Wednesday, Minnesota’s infectious disease director said if we don’t limit the spread now, Minnesota could end up with an outbreak like what has happened in southern states. To help prevent that, Gov. Tim Walz announced that 4 million free masks will go to businesses across the state, though resistance remains present against his mask mandate . . . ‘If you can get 90% to 95% mask compliance, you’re almost guaranteed of squashing this thing down,’ Walz said. ‘What we think we are going to see out of the mask mandate, we should start to put a cap on this — where we are at — we are going to see that around the 10th of August.’ But in Greater Minnesota, where there are fewer COVID-19 cases and fewer deaths, there is more opposition to the mask mandate and concern about personal liberties.” FULL STORY: https://fluence-media.co/30dSOGT