After Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced an end to the state-wide mask mandate, this Forth Worth man burns his mask in celebration on March 2.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is opening up about his decision to end the state mask mandate, stressing that he still urges residents to take precautions, but Texans "no longer need government running our lives."
On March 10, Texas' mask order will end and businesses can reopen at full capacity, Abbott announced Tuesday.
"If you look at the amount of infection that is in the community right now, even though the slope is coming down sharply if you look at the last seven-day average, it’s plateaued," said Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's leading epidemiologist.