A bartender waited for customers at Buck Wild in downtown Austin after bars reopened in May. Gov. Greg Abbott closed bars down again in June after a spike in COVID-19 cases in the state.

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Gov. Greg Abbott Says Bars Can Reopen Next Week At 50% Capacity If Counties Opt In

Posted on · “It is time to open them up,” Abbott said in a Facebook video announcing the move. “If we continue to contain COVID, then these openings, just like other businesses, should be able to expand in the near future.”

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