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Water parks, adult rec sports and drivers education can resume in Texas

AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 29: Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced the US Army Corps of Engineers and the state are putting up a 250-bed field hospital at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in downtown Dallas during a press conference at the Texas State Capitol in Austin, Sunday, March 29, 2020. The space can expand to nearly 1,400 beds. Joining him was former State Representative Dr. John Zerwas (left) and Texas Department of State Health Services Commissioner John Hellerstedt, MD. (Phopto by Tom Fox-Pool/Getty Images)

BEXAR COUNTY, Tex. (Texas News Radio) — Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation Tuesday allowing water parks, adult recreational sports, drivers education, and shopping mall food courts to reopen.

Drivers education programs and food courts can reopen immediately.  Food courts must following health protocols, including limiting tables to no more than six people and maintaining social distancing in food courts.

Water parks will be allowed to reopen Friday, but other parts of the parks, like arcades, must remain closed.

Adult recreational sports can resume Sunday, but games and competitions must wait until June 15th.

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