Click for the latest Dalhart weather forecast.

Archives

Governor orders Texans to wear face coverings


Posted by: tdt -

By Nixie Sanderson
THE DALHART TEXAN

Governor Greg Abbott has issued an executive order today requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over their nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases. The order goes into effect at 12:01 p.m. July 3. 

As of Monday morning, both Dallam and Hartley County had more than 20 active cases of COVID-19. However, Dallam County Judge Wes Ritchey said that should Dallam County have fewer than 20 cases in the future, the county will apply for an exemption to the face covering order.

For the full story SUBSCRIBE to the online edition of The Dalhart Texan, call (806) 244-4511 to setup a subscription to our physical paper or pick a copy up at one of our many convenient news rack locations. You can also stop by and purchase a paper or subscription in person at our news office located at 410 Denrock Ave.