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New mask mandates start in STL

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New mask mandates start today in the city and county of St. Louis.

“We’ve lost more than 500 St. Louisans to COVID-19, and if our region doesn’t work together to protect one another, we could see spikes that overwhelm our hospital and public health systems,” said Dr. Fredrick Echols, acting director of health for the city of St. Louis.

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt said his office plans to file a lawsuit in an effort to end the mandates.

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