Starr County implements curfew amid COVID-19

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(Source: Starr County)

Starr County, Texas (KVEO)—Starr County Judge Eloy Vera signs curfew order for residents that will take effect on Tuesday, June 30.

According to the order, all people under 17 cannot be out from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. unless they are accompanied by a parent or guardian.

For all people that are 18 or older, the curfew will be from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. unless an emergency occurs, or they are essential employees.

The order also says that all people over the age of three, should wear a face mask over their mouth and nose.

The recommendation does not apply to people that are outside doing some sort of physical activity, unless within six feet of another person, driving or riding in a personal vehicle or people that are in their own residence.

Social gatherings of ten or more people will be prohibited. This includes July 4th celebrations with estimated attendance of 100 people or more.

It is highly encourage that people shelter-at-home, unless they are providing an essential service.

The order mentions there will be no civil or criminal penalty for not wearing a face mask.

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