In the age of COVID-19, the act of wearing a mask in public has become another front in America’s bitter culture wars. But even amid the partisan divide, a growing number of states are now mandating face coverings.

More than half the states had issued mask requirements as of Friday afternoon, a move that public health experts say will help stop the spread of the coronavirus as cases surge in many regions.

Here’s a look at where masks are now mandated by state governments, according to NBC News’ reporting.