Zapata County Commissioners issue new coronavirus restrictions
Preventing the spread the spread of COVID-19
LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -In an effort to the prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Zapata County Commissioners have passed new restrictions to keep its residents safe.
Starting on Friday, July 3rd, Zapata will be under a curfew from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. however, essential travel will be allowed.
Gatherings of ten people or more at public or private locations is also prohibited and violators can receive a fine of up to $250.
Public parks, picnic areas and public facilities will also be closed but running trails will still be open.
Amusement centers can only operate between the hours of 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. but these businesses cannot allow smoking and masks must be warn by patrons and employees at all times.
All businesses must require patrons and employees to wear a mask at all times and must operate at a maximum of 50 percent capacity.
Violation of this order. may result in a fine of up to $1,000.
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