El Paso County to put in place curfew to help stop virus
November 25, 2020
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The top elected official for El Paso County, Texas, plans to put in place a new curfew to help combat the spread of the coronavirus, which is overrunning the border area's hospitals and funeral homes.
County Judge Ricardo Samaniego was set to announce the curfew and provide details about its implementation during a news conference Tuesday evening.
Samaniego has told reporters Gov. Greg Abbott's office has approved the curfew.
In a letter sent last week to Abbott, Samaniego wrote the curfew would be limited in nature and would run from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Samaniego w...