Texas And Mississippi To Lift COVID-19 Mask Mandates And Capacity Limits : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday that he is lifting the state’s mask mandate and increasing capacity of all businesses and facilities in the state to 100%. Abbott, a Republican, said the mandates are no longer needed due to advancements of vaccines and therapeutics to protect against COVID-19.

“Starting tomorrow, we are lifting all of our county mask mandates and businesses will be able to operate at full capacity without any state-imposed rules….

Texas And Mississippi To Lift COVID-19 Mask Mandates And Capacity Limits : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

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