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Abbott announces state will move to third phase in reopening

Gov. Greg Abbott
Posted at 4:50 PM, Jun 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-04 03:33:26-04

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott today announced the third phase of the state's plan to safely open the economy while containing the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

Under Phase III, effective immediately, all businesses in Texas will be able to operate at up to 50% capacity, with very limited exceptions.

Business that previously have been able to operate at 100% capacity may continue to do so, and most outdoor areas are not subject to capacity limits.

All businesses and customers should continue to follow minimum standard health protocols laid out by the Texas Department of State Health Services