Bars, bowling alleys, summer sports camps, child care services allowed to reopen in Texas with restrictions

Restaurants allowed to expand capacity to 50%; school districts permitted to offer summer school

AUSTIN, Texas – Happy Hour will be back in Texas as Governor Greg Abbott on Monday announced Phase 2 of reopening Texas amid the coronavirus pandemic to include bars, bowling alleys, summer sports camps and child care services with restrictions.

During a news conference at the State Capitol, Abbott said restaurants will be allowed to expand dine-in seating capacity to 50%.

Here’s a quick look at what’s being allowed to reopen and when:

Effective immediately:

  • Child care centers
  • Office buildings (25%)
  • Personal Care services (massage, beauty services)
  • Youth sports, clubs (scouting, etc)
  • Gyms

May 22

  • Bars at 25%
  • Bowling alleys, bingo halls, skating rinks
  • Rodeos
  • Zoos, aquariums, natural caverns

May 31


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