South Dakota Governor: Masks are optional at Trump’s Mount Rushmore event

South Dakota Governor Kristi NoemKristi Lynn Noem Pentagon Announces July 4 Overflights Across Northeast South Dakota Governor Vows to Protect Mount Rushmore Amid Statue Debate Native American Tribal Nations Take Hard Line on COVID-19 As states reopen MORE (R) said Monday that residents attending the state’s Independence Day event on Mount Rushmore will have the option not to wear masks despite the renewed increase in coronavirus cases across the country.

“We will have a big event on July 3. We told people who have concerns that they can stay home, but those who want to come and join us will give them free face masks if they choose to wear one. But we will not be estranged. social, “Noem told Fox News. ‘ Laura IngrahamLaura Anne Ingraham Bob Woodward’s second book on the Trump presidency slated for release in September LeBron James renews enmity with Laura Ingraham: “ Tired of this treatment ” Trump lashes out at Fox News after the poll showed him behind Biden MORE.

The event, which will feature an overpass and fireworks, will be attended by President TrumpDonald John Trump Top intelligence officials issue statements criticizing the leak of information about Russian rewards. Information on Russian rewards was included in Trump’s daily briefing: Reports that Senators will have access to intelligence about Russian rewards on US troops MORE. The president is also expected to comment at the celebration.

The prospect of the US coronavirus pandemic has once again become threatening as several states set records for the number of daily cases. Some states have banned beach access, and a handful of cities have required residents to wear masks while in public.

According to a website about the scheduled event, people must have a ticket to attend. Tickets were distributed this month “to about 7,500 participants,” says the website.

South Dakota has had more than 6,700 cases of COVID-19 during the pandemic, with 91 deaths. The state health department website says South Dakota currently has 807 active cases, averaging 79 new cases per day for the past two weeks.


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