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OKC City Council approves mask ordinance

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Posted at 6:27 PM, Jul 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-17 20:19:04-04

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Council approved a mask ordinance Friday evening, according to a report by KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City.

KOCO confirmed that the mandate passed 6-3, and the mandate will take effect immediately.

The ordinance requires a face covering to be worn in public spaces, the report said. The mask must cover the nose and mouth.

If a person refuses to wear a mask, then there is a $9 fine for the first offense, a $9 fine for the second offense and a $100 fine for the third offense.

However, kids age 10 or under are not required to wear a mask and there are several other exceptions for the ordinance.

The mandate is set to end Sept. 8 unless the council adds an extension.

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