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Local businesses approved to expand to 75% capacity

This approval by the state comes after the hospitalization rate in Laredo and Webb County hit 15% or less for 7 consecutive days.
Governor Greg Abbott
Governor Greg Abbott(KGNS)
Published: Oct. 19, 2020 at 3:34 PM CDT
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LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) - Webb County and Laredo are no longer considered a high hospitalized area under Governor Greg Abbott’s guidelines.

In a letter sent on Friday, the state informed Webb County and City of Laredo officials that effective immediately businesses in the area are now allowed to expand capacity to 75%.

This approval by the state comes after the hospitalization rate in Laredo and Webb County hit 15% or less for 7 consecutive days.

Webb County was among the last 4 counties in Texas to move forward with this expansion.

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