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Mask Mandate

MASKING DECISIONS

Above, shoppers at the San Marcos Premium Outlets stand in a line some with masks on and others without. Gov. Greg Abbott lifted the state's mask mandate on March 10. Daily Record photo by Lance Winter

MASKING DECISIONS

Earlier this week Texas’ COVID-19 mask mandate became a monumental footnote in the state's 175- year history.

Gov. Greg Abbott, Mask Mandate, San Marcos, San Marcos News, San Marcos Record

Gov. Greg Abbott announced an end to the statewide mask mandate and an increase in business and facility capacity to 100% effective Wednesday, March 10. Above, alongside local and state officials, Abbott provided an update on COVID-19 vaccine efforts in Texas following the tour of a mass COVID-19 vaccination site inside Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center in Arlington, Texas, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP

Gov. Abbott announces end to mask mandate, Hays County leaders skeptical of move

Gov. Greg Abbott proclaimed Tuesday, “It is now time to open Texas 100%,” announcing an end to the state’s mask mandate and the full reopening of businesses. 

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