City of Jackson to issue citations for those not wearing face masks in public

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba said the city will begin issuing citations for those not wearing face masks in public.

This comes after a spike in coronavirus cases in Mississippi.

According to the mayor, businesses could end up with a 24 hour closure if customers are not wearing masks.

The city released the executive order about the decision:

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