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US Kansas governor to order most Kansans to wear a mask in public

01:26  30 june  2020
01:26  30 june  2020 Source:   reuters.com

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June 29 (Reuters) - Kansas Governor Laura Kelly on Monday said that she will sign an executive order requiring that most state residents must wear a mask in public in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19.  

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Under the order that will go into effect on Friday, most Kansans must wear masks in stores and shops, and in any place where social distancing of 6 feet (1.83 meter) cannot be maintained, including outside, her office said in a statement.

(Reporting by Brendan O'Brien in Chicago; Editing by Sandra Maler)  

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Kansas GOP county chair apologizes for newspaper cartoon comparing mask order to Holocaust .
A Kansas GOP official has apologized for publishing a cartoon on his newspaper's Facebook page that compared Gov. Laura Kelly's (D) recent order requiring face masks in public to the Holocaust. The cartoon, which was shared on Friday by the Anderson County Review, a small Kansas newspaper, depicted a woman wearing a mask with a Star of David emblazoned across it standing in front of a line of people entering a cattle car. "Lockdown Laura says:The cartoon, which was shared on Friday by the Anderson County Review, a small Kansas newspaper, depicted a woman wearing a mask with a Star of David emblazoned across it standing in front of a line of people entering a cattle car.

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