Gov. Abbott said he will be issuing a new executive order, effective March 10, that will lift coronavirus restrictions.
AUSTIN, Texas — On Tuesday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced that effective March 10, he would be issuing a new executive order that will undo statewide coronavirus restrictions such as business capacity limitations and face mask mandates.
Texas is not the first state to lift its statewide mandates on masking. As of March 1, according to the AARP, the following states also do not have face mask orders in place:
- North Dakota
- South Carolina
- South Dakota