Corona in America: Texas arranges mask duty

the Governor of The American state of Texas and the result of a mask mandatory. This is true for all districts with over 20 cases, announced Greg Abbott on Thur

Corona in America: Texas arranges mask duty

the Governor of The American state of Texas and the result of a mask mandatory. This is true for all districts with over 20 cases, announced Greg Abbott on Thursday. This affects about two-thirds of the 254 counties in Texas. In the last few weeks there has been a rapid and significant increase of Coronavirus cases. "We need to focus, to stop the spread. But this Time, we do not want to close Texas again.“ A distance of two meters, should not be complied with, must be worn in all public buildings and outside, a mouth-nose protection. In the case of infringement to be shown a yellow card, then penalties of up to $ 250 could be due, said Abbott.

In the United States, the Coronavirus is more on the rise, the pandemic spreads from North-East to the South and West. In addition to Florida, Arizona and California, and also Texas is one of the most affected Federal States. Alone on Thursday, Texas filed 8000 new infections. The increase relates not only to large cities, said Abbott. He authorised the local authorities to prohibit the required Assembly of more than ten persons. He called on the people to remain, if possible, at home.

With the mask duty of the Republicans is pulling Abbott's a u-turn. Leading democratic politicians from the major Metropolitan areas of Texas have been calling for for months, a mask of duty, the Abbott, like many Republicans did not yet necessary. Now she was absolutely necessary, he said in a video message.

in Total, have been registered in the United States, more than 2.7 million Corona infections. Over 128.000 people have died there, according to official statistics, Covid-19. No country is so badly affected by the pandemic, such as the United States.

Updated Date: 03 July 2020, 02:19

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