Rhode Island secretary of state calls for statewide mask mandate in schools

Rhode Island secretary of state calls for statewide mask mandate in schools – CBS News

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As the Delta variant drives a surge of COVID-19 infections, Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea is urging the state to require masks inside the classroom this school year. Governor Dan McKee says he does not support a government mandate and is leaving the decision up to individual school districts. Gorbea joins CBSN to explain why she backs a statewide requirement. She also discusses her run for Rhode Island governor in 2022.

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