Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday suggested that sterner measures or lockdowns could come back to Texas if the virus continues to spread, and that people wearing masks is “the only way” that businesses can remain open.
“The worst is yet to come as we work our way through that massive increase in people testing positive,” said Gov. Abbott in an interview, following a recent spike in cases in the state.
Abbott issued a mandate for citizens to wear masks just over a week ago, but is concerned that not enough people are following recommended guidelines to help the state stop the outbreak. And he suggested that if people do not “adopt this practice” of wearing masks and practicing