Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued new emergency orders Thursday that require every Texan with a few exceptions to wear a face covering in public.
"Wearing a face covering in public is proven to be one of the most effective ways we have to slow the spread of COVID-19,” said Abbott. “We have the ability to keep businesses open and move our economy forward so that Texans can continue to earn a paycheck, but it requires each of us to do our part to protect one another—and that means wearing a face covering in public spaces."
The Schulenburg City Council unanimously voted Tuesday afternoon to prohibit gatherings of more than 100 people in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus.
The move came after Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued new emergency orders last week banning large gatherings statewide unless organizers obtained permission from local authorities. I
Fayette County Judge Joe Weber issued the following statement Friday afternoon, June 26, regarding the increasing number of coronavirus cases in Fayette County: