Counties with Most Cases in US Had Mask Mandates

Governor Greg Gianforte (R-MT) says he is planning on doing away with Montana’s mask mandate (it’s really a directive, and not a mandate) in “weeks, not months.” But he says he wants to get a liability protection measure signed into law prior to lifting the directive.

We’ll get to that effort in a moment, but first- it’s worth asking the honest question: do mask mandates even work in the first place?

The Heritage Foundation has compiled some new data showing that 97 out of 100 counties with the most confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the US also had mask mandates. Here’s their synopsis:

 

View Source