A visitor wears a protective mask during a visit to the Texas Capitol, Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, in Austin, Texas. Defiance of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's ban on mask mandates continues as more Texas school districts and communities announce plans to require students to wear face coverings and another county scored a legal victory in its efforts to issue such mandates amid a surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations throughout the state.

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As COVID Cases Surge Again In Texas, State And Local Leaders Locked In Battle Over Masks

Posted on · Fighting among Texas officials over mask mandates has created muddled messaging, as the highly contagious delta variant is sending people to the hospital in numbers that rival the worst months of the pandemic.

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