Mobile is latest Alabama city to mandate masks

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Published: Jul. 2, 2020 at 9:19 AM CDT
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July 1, 2020 at 4:58 PM CDT - Updated July 1 at 5:35 PM

MOBILE, Ala. (WBRC/WALA) - The Mobile City Council voted Wednesday to mandate masks and face coverings.

The order requires everyone ten and older to wear a face-covering in public for at least the next 30 days. According to WALA the ordinance includes a $50 fine for the first offense and a $100 fine if the person keeps doing it.

Those with health issues are exempt from the order, and people outside with enough social distancing are not required to wear masks.

Council members approved the measure by a vote of 6 to 1.

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