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Travis County Judge Sam Biscoe on Friday extended county mask requirements and bans on gatherings larger than 10 through Dec. 15 in hopes of containing spread of coronavirus as school begins and flu season is imminent.


The order also extends local disaster and public health emergency declarations. The order does not affect Gov. Greg Abbott's current proclamations regarding the opening of schools and other exceptions

Read the order here:

Travis County Judges Order 2020.08.14.pdf

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