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Gov. Northam facing criticism for not wearing mask

Updated: May. 23, 2020 at 3:18 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Governor Ralph Northam is facing criticism Saturday after his visit to Virginia Beach.

Saturday, Gov. Northam was seen not wearing a mask while outside and around members of the community while visiting Virginia Beach.

“The Governor has repeatedly encouraged wearing face coverings inside or when social distancing is impossible. He was outside today and not expecting to be within six feet of anyone,” Governor Northam’s office told NBC12.

Northam says he was outside today and was not expecting to be within six feet of anyone.

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