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New Hampshire Mask Mandate Expires Friday, April 16

April 16, 2021

Don’t want to wear a mask when you’re out in public?

If you go to New Hampshire any time soon, you will be in luck.

The state’s Republican governor, Chris Sununu, announced this week that he would not renew the state’s mask mandate. Instead, he is letting it expire on Friday, April 16.

“This mandate going away will not limit or prevent the ability of private business or cities and towns from requiring masks, as was the case before,” Sununu explained, according to Fox News. “New Hampshire residents know how to keep ourselves and our neighbors safe without a state mandate – just as we did before the winter surge.”

In all, 56.2 percent of adults in New Hampshire have received at least one does of a coronavirus vaccine, as Fox News points out.

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