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Photos: It's The 1st Day Of Mandatory Masks In Mass.

People walk along the Commonwealth Mall on the first day masks are required to be worn in the state. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
People walk along the Commonwealth Mall on the first day masks are required to be worn in the state. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Starting Wednesday in Massachusetts, you have to wear a mask or face covering in public.

Gov. Charlie Baker signed an executive order outlining the measure last week. Below, we've gathered some images that offer a look at how state residents have responded. (Also, here's everything else to know about the new rules, from wearing a face covering to cleaning one — and even how to make your own.)

Three people walk past 500 Boylston St. on the first day face coverings are required to be worn in the state. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Three people walk past 500 Boylston St. on the first day face coverings are required to be worn in the state. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A sign urging social distancing in Brookline on the Emerald Necklace pathway. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A sign urging social distancing in Brookline on the Emerald Necklace pathway. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
A woman takes a photo of a masked statue of Edward Everett in the Boston Public Garden. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
A woman takes a photo of a masked statue of Edward Everett in the Boston Public Garden. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
People walk around the statue of George Washington in the Boston Public Garden. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
People walk around the statue of George Washington in the Boston Public Garden. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

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