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South Dakota governor says social distancing will not be required at Mt. Rushmore Independence Day celebration

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KEYSTONE, South Dakota (KTIV) -- During an interview on Monday night, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem announced that she will not require social distancing at Mount Rushmore's 4th of July celebration despite the surge in COVID-19 cases across the country.

President Trump is expected to attend the event, where he will give an address to the crowd.

There will be free face masks passed out to those in attendence, but guests will not be required to wear them.

While tickets to the event are said to be limited, the event's website is estimating 7,500 people to attend.

NBC News

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