Governor Says Most Of Texas Can Loosen Limits On Businesses, But Bars Must Stay Shut

Gov. Greg Abbott is relaxing restrictions on hospitals, nursing homes and certain industries in much of the state, citing an improvement in COVID-19 metrics.

Certain businesses in most of Texas will be able to expand their operations starting Monday, thanks to an improvement in the state's COVID-19 metrics. But there is one notable exception: Bars must stay closed.

Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday a slew of executive orders loosening restrictions on, when a drastic uptick in coronavirus cases forced Abbott to hit the brakes.

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