The Governor of Texas has just announced...the state is LIFTING its mask mandate and says ALL businesses can open at 100% capacity starting as early as March 10th.
Officials in Houston and other big Texas cities were already reacting with alarm...while the governor, Greg Abbott maintained "Removing statewide mandates does not end personal responsibility, it's just that now state mandates are no longer needed," he said. A reported 42,000+ Texans died of the Coronavirus with only New York and California reporting MORE Covid 19 deaths than that. “Today I’m issuing a new executive order that rescinds most of the earlier executive orders,” Abbott said at a press conference. “Effective next Wednesday, all businesses of any type are allowed to open 100 percent. That includes any type of entity in Texas. Also, I am ending the statewide mask mandate.” Yes, infection rates and the numbers of deaths have declined across the country considerably, but health officials urge that the pandemic is far from over. Do you think Texas should WAIT to relieve these restrictions? Or just move forward already...??
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