Brownsville implements new orders to help combat spread of COVID-19

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (KVEO) — The city of Brownsville has implemented new orders aiming to stop the spread of COVID-19.

The orders as state by Brownsville Mayor Try Mendez include the following:

  • A curfew for minors from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. and a curfew from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. for adults.
  • No gatherings larger than 10 are allowed
  • No outdoor gatherings larger than 100 allowed
  • A limit of 10 people inside salons, barber shops, tattoo parlors (not including staff)
  • Temporary stop of non-elective medical procedures
  • The city will be allowing temporary emergency ambulance licenses
  • city parks, pools, tennis center and municipal golf course will close, trails will remain open
  • Facial coverings are mandatory in public settings
  • Indoor and outdoor flea markets will close

These new orders come after the recent spike of COVID-19 case in the Rio Grande Valley.

For the latest number of cases in Cameron County click here.

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