Pflugerville News

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

COVID-19 Orders issued June 26

Post Date:06/26/2020 10:14 AM

 Governor Abbott issues Executive Order on June 26 - closes bars and reduces restaurant capacity

On Friday, June 26, Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order limiting certain businesses and services as part of the state’s effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 after the positivity rate in Texas increased above 10%.   

The Order includes the following:

  • All bars and similar establishments that receive more than 51% of their gross receipts from the sale of alcoholic beverages are required to close. These businesses may remain open for delivery and take-out, including for alcoholic beverages, as authorized by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. 
  • Restaurants may remain open for dine-in service, but at a capacity not to exceed 50% of total listed indoor occupancy, beginning Monday, June 29, 2020.
  • Rafting and tubing businesses must close.
  • Outdoor gatherings of 100 or more people must be approved by local governments, with certain exceptions. Read the Governor's order here

Travis County Order limits public gatherings and limits socialization in groups of more than 10 

A Travis County Order is effective as of Friday, June 26, 2020 and continues through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, July 10, 2020 unless extended, modified or terminated early by Travis County Judge Samuel Biscoe. The Order limits outdoor gatherings that exceed 100 people except as permitted by the Governor’s Order GA-26. Additionally, individuals shall not socialize in groups of more than 10 people, unless individuals are members of the same household or residence and except to the extent permitted by the Governor’s Orders. Within any group of ten (10) people or less, individuals should, to the extent possible, wear face coverings and minimize in-person contact with others not in the individual’s household. Read the Travis County Order here.

Cases in the 78660 have increased by 104% since June 1. Social distancing and handwashing practices are encouraged. Please continue to wear a mask. For additional information on City of Pflugerville facilities and parks, the Travis County Order and Governor's announcements, visit the City's COVID-19 page at www.pflugervilletx.gov/reopen.