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Hillsborough County Emergency Policy Group

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Requirements to wear face masks in Hillsborough County businesses and public spaces will continue for another week, but there are some adjustments.

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Face masks will now be required when entering a business in Hillsborough County.

The county's Emergency Policy Group adopted the ordinance on a vote of 5-3 Monday after more than two hours of debate.

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Tampa Mayor Jane Castor said Thursday she'll enact an ordinance requring people working with the public to wear masks to prevent transmission of the coronavirus. It would also require anyone walking into a business in the city to wear masks.