Fact check: Florida, Georgia, Idaho, South Dakota, Tennessee don't require masks statewide

Credit: USATODAY.com- Published on October 27, 2020
A viral meme claiming five states are now "mask-free" is partly false. There are local rules in place about face coverings.
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Florida

State of the United States of America
Thousands of dead rays, skates, shrimp, and other sea life speckled some shorelines on Florida's Atlantic coast, a result of an algae bloom.
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A man who was rescued at sea 86 miles off the coast of Florida is talking about his ordeal. CBS Philadelphia was at the Port of Wilmington when Stuart Bee spoke,..
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Georgia (U.S. state)

State of the United States of America
Georgia confirmed for the third time that President-elect Joe Biden won the state. A second state recount, requested by the Trump campaign, found Biden beat..
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More than 100,000 people are hospitalized with the coronavirus in the U.S., a grim new record. Also, Georgia finished its third count of presidential ballots,..
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The GOP is hoping to undercut Rev. Warnock with Georgia votersΒ by playing up comments from his sermons but his allies say the attacks could backfire.
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President Trump's baseless claims of election fraud and conspiracy are drawing a fiery rebuke from Georgia's elections manager, who says the groundless..
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Over 80% of counties in Georgia have completed a second machine recount of votes from the November election, as requested by the Trump campaign, and elections..
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South Dakota

State of the United States of America
Here is a snapshot of life in Texas, Wyoming, Florida and South Dakota, all states with skyrocketing COVID-19 cases and lax restrictions.
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She championed the rights of the Oglala Lakota in South Dakota and was a leader in protests at Wounded Knee and oil pipeline sites.
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Top health experts continue to plead with Americans to rethink their holiday plans as the country continues to set alarming COVID-19 records. David Begnaud..
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"This is cowboy country, man. And you try and tell someone to do something and they want to do the opposite," the mayor Sioux Falls said when asked why they..
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South Dakota has reported more coronavirus hospitalizations and deaths over the last week β€” per capita β€” than anywhere else in the country. David Begnaud..
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Tennessee

State of the United States of America
Pence visits Memphis on Thursday to hold a roundtable discussion on distributing a COVID-19 vaccine as case numbers in the U.S. reach new highs.
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A Tennessee baby born from an embryo frozen for 27 years has set a new known record for the longest-frozen embryo to ever come to birth.
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