Fargo, North Dakota, mayor clashes with governor over whether the state should require people to wear face masks as COVID-19 cases multiply in the state

Published Nov 03 2020 at 1:57 AM GMT
  • COVID-19 cases in North Dakota continue to surge and while different cities have chosen to enact face mask requirements, Gov.
  • Doug Burgum has been hesitant to order a statewide mandate.
  • In October, the city of Fargo mayor Dr Tim Mahoney enacted a citywide rule instructing everyone in the city to don a mask indoors and outdoors if they are with people who are not members of their own household.
  • While there is no punishment for ignoring that requirement, Mahoney says he said people are.



  • Published Nov 3, 2020 1:57 AM GMT