California Governor Gavin Newsom Plans To Send 17 Million Masks To Arizona

By Vaughan Jones
Published: Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 4:02pm
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s COVID-19 briefing on Wednesday included the state’s plan to send millions of protective face coverings to Arizona. Newsom says California has an abundance of masks and is sending them to areas in need.

“We’re providing face coverings to sectors of our economy that we otherwise could not have afforded,” said Newsom, “including, I’ve mentioned this, to other states, particularly Arizona, to which we’re honored to be able to send 17 million masks to help support their efforts.”

As of June 18, Arizona cities and counties have had the choice whether to require face masks in public spaces.