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Masking orders have expanded

Monday, August 16, 2021 by Elizabeth Pagano

Austin and Travis County have amended recently released masking orders to include public colleges. The rules are now extended so that they apply to anyone over the age of 2 on city or county property or public school grounds. The rules do not apply to UT Austin. Similar masking orders have been issued for Central Texas schools, and KUT has a comprehensive list. Though all of the orders stand in defiance of an executive order from Gov. Greg Abbott, for now the orders have been upheld by the court. Full county and city orders, which went into effect immediately, are available to read online.

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