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Posted on: December 4, 2020

Dallas County Announces Mandatory Capacity Reductions

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As of Dec. 3, Dallas County and the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area, which is located in the Trauma Service Area E (TSA E), reached seven consecutive days where the percentage of COVID-19 confirmed patients in regional hospitals exceeded 15%. As a result of Governor Abbott’s GA-32 order, the below Dallas County businesses are required to reduce occupancy rates from 75% to 50%, effective immediately.

  • Restaurants
  • Retail stores
  • Office buildings
  • Manufacturing facilities
  • Gyms and exercising facilities, including classes
  • Museums
  • Libraries

Additionally, the Governor’s order prohibits any outdoor gathering of more than 10 people unless its approved by local or county officials. 

For additional requirements related to bars or similar establishments, visit Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.

These new restrictions will remain in effect until seven consecutive days where the percentage of COVID-19 confirmed patients in regional hospitals as a percentage of available hospital beds is at 15% or less.

For more additional information, visit Open Texas.

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