Texas Drops Covid-19 Restrictions — Even Mask Mandate

Posted on AllSides March 2nd, 2021
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TOPLINE Texas is dropping its Covid-19 restrictions on businesses and ending its statewide mask mandate, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday, the latest in a string of states that have relaxed or dropped restrictions as cases have fallen nationwide despite public health officials strongly urging against it.

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“It is time to open Texas 100%,” Abbott said at a press conference Tuesday.

“All businesses, of any type” can fully open as of next Wednesday, Abbott said, saying increased Covid-19 testing, personal protective equipment and vaccines put the state in...

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