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Cuomo tweets message urging Buffalo and WNY residents to 'mask up'

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Posted at 1:40 PM, Sep 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-01 13:42:43-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo tweeted a message to Buffalo and Western New York residents Tuesday, urging them to "mask up."

"Residents of Buffalo and Western NY:

The infection rate in your region is higher than in the rest of the state.

Wear a mask to protect yourself and reduce your risk to exposure.

#MaskUp"

In response to the increased infection rate in the WNY region, the state opened eight additional rapid testing sites.

You can find more information and locations of the rapid testing sites here.