Back to business as usual! Well 25% of it, for now.
Despite daily COVID-19 cases hovering in the high triple digits for most of the last week, Texas is allowing restaurants, retailers and other businesses to reopen at 25% capacity on Friday.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday he will allow his stay-at-home order for the Lone Star State to expire on Thursday, commencing a phased exit from the social distancing measures meant to mitigate the novel coronavirus pandemic.
In Georgia, which has already begun reopening, many restaurants sat empty despite the precautions they took to put customers' minds at ease.