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State Grants County Request to Lift Mask Order

But Weber Must Formally Lift Order; He Says He Will Wait Until Cases Stay ‘Manageable’

Don’t take off your face masks just yet. Fayette County Judge Joe Weber announced, Friday, Oct. 16, that the Texas Department of Emergency Management has granted Fayette County an exemption to Governor Greg Abbott’s statewide face covering mandate. The exemption allows Weber to lift the mask order, but he has not yet done so. Weber said he intends to lift the mandate if the number of active…


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