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Collected Item: “Massachusetts COVID-19 Executive Order No. 38”

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Massachusetts COVID-19 Executive Order No. 38

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As Massachusetts began its slow, phased reopening following the end of its lockdown, Governor Charles Baker issued this order extending the prohibition of gatherings of 10 or more people "in any confined indoor or outdoor space." This mandate reflects the abundance of caution taken by the state, as opposed to states that hurried their reopening in an effort to re-start their economy.

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Office of the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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