Experts blame social gatherings like birthday parties and football games for the recent upticks. They say there is widespread fatigue for following stringent guidelines to wear masks, practice social distancing and avoid crowded indoor spaces.
Restaurants, retail stores and office buildings will now be able to operate at 75% capacity, Abbott said. Three regions — the Rio Grande Valley, Laredo and Victoria — were excluded from the loosening of restrictions, however.
Williamson County reported 56 new COVID-19 cases between Saturday and Monday, according to the WilCo dashboard. There were 23 cases on Saturday, no new cases reported on Sunday and 33 on …
Williamson County Reported 41 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 7,687, according to the county Health District Dashboard.
Williamson County reported 78 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, and 74 over the weekend, bringing the total number of cases to 7,482.