AUSTIN (KXAN) — Beginning June 17 with Bexar County, several of the most populous counties in Texas have issued orders mandating businesses to require customers and employees to wear face masks when they visit.
As of June 30, 14 counties and 24 cities in Texas have issued some semblance of a mask/face covering requirement. See a city or county that we’re missing? Let us know at KXAN ReportIt.
Counties with mandatory mask orders:
Cities with mandatory mask orders
- Cedar Park
- College Station
- Lake Jackson
- Marble Falls
- Missouri City
- Round Rock
- Sugar Land
Counties with recommended mask guidelines:
- Fort Bend
- Red River
- San Antonio
On Tuesday, June 16, mayors from some of Texas’ biggest cities sent Gov. Greg Abbott a letter asking for the authority to regulate the use of face coverings.
As of Tuesday, June 30, Texas’ total cases of COVID-19 is 159,986 with 2,437 deaths in Texas. The highest daily jump occurred on June 30, when 6,975 new cases were added to the state’s total.