Texas Governor Greg Abbott clears they way for shopping malls to reopen their food courts immediately. Abbott says it’s still important “maintaining a six-feet distance between individuals sitting at different tables.”
Also, Friday, water parks may reopen at 25% capacity and practices for recreational sports programs for adults may resume.
Abbott relaxed COVID-19 restrictions for more categories of businesses and activities eight days after saying Texas has contained the virus’ spread enough to begin Phase II of his reopening plan.
Gov. Abbott says ensuring health and safety practices are followed, including:
- limiting tables to six individuals;
- maintaining a six-feet distance between individuals sitting at different tables;
- cleaning and disinfecting tables between uses; and
- ensuring no condiments or other items are left on tables between customer uses.”