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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, right, arrives to give an update on COVID-19 in Arizona during a news conference Wednesday, June 17, 2020 in Phoenix. (Michael Chow/The Arizona Republic via AP, Pool)

Phoenix mandates wearing masks amid surge of virus cases

Jun. 19, 2020 11:10 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The city of Phoenix on Friday approved a measure requiring people to use face masks in public to ward off the spread of the coronavirus as Arizona hit an all-time high for new daily cases. In an emergency meeting called by Mayor Kate Gallego, the City Council voted 7-2 in favor of making...