The Covid Chronicles: July 2

July 02, 2020

July 2

  • Dallas County: 22,590 total cases, 708 new cases, and 7 more deaths.

Probably should wear a mask.

Actually, now you have to. Gov. Greg Abbott requires masks statewide to fight COVID-19, limits size of gathering

The move marks a major reversal for Abbott, who in April blocked local officials from penalizing people who don’t wear masks, undermining their efforts to require face coverings in public. Those who don’t follow Abbott’s latest order first face a warning, and then fines of up to $250 for any additional offense.

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Written by Shawn Borton
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